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How does the NY beef industry compare to other states?

Despite extensive pasture resources and an amenable climate, the beef industry in NY is small, with many small cow-calf herds, few large farms, and few feedlots.

Which counties in NY have the most beef cattle?

Where are the USDA-certified meat processing plants in the state?

For more information on processing facilities, we encourage you to visit the Cornell Small Farms Program Slaughterhouse Map here.