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July is Idaho Beef Month

This designation recognizes the tremendous impact the Idaho Beef Industry has had on local communities and the economy of Idaho and is a legacy that has been carried forward by ranching families for generations. Idaho beef strengthens communities and contributes to strong bodies as well.

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Learn more about Idaho’s farmers and ranchers and find a producer near you by checking out the Farm and Food Finder Beef Map.

Idaho Beef Cattle

Idaho has lots of cows! Over 2.5 million cows to be exact! Idaho beef ranchers are found throughout the whole state, from Idaho’s deserts to Idaho’s mountains. Idaho’s beef ranges from a variety of cattle as well, from angus and herford and something in-between. You can find Idaho beef at your local grocery store or through the ranchers website.

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Cattle are raised in every Idaho county, with the largest production in the southern part of the state. Small independently owned operations are still the backbone of the Idaho cattle industry. 

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Idaho Beef Council

The Idaho beef industry is an integral part of local communities and the economy of Idaho. The Idaho Beef Council is a consumer-focused, producer-directed organization representing the state’s second largest agricultural industry.

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Beef Blog Posts

By: Idaho Preferred Staff

Idaho State-Wide Meat Processors Directory When it comes to sourcing the freshest, highest-quality meat, turn to Idaho’s skilled and dedicated meat processors and butchers. These…

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Welcome to the Idaho Preferred Egg Guide. Idaho egg producers play a crucial role in providing us with a staple food item that graces our breakfast tables and enriches countless recipes.

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Idaho's cervidae industry offers many opportunities to enjoy the unique and flavorful taste of venison, elk, and other game meats.