Opportunities in grass finishing beef

Opportunities to produce and market grass-finished beef are promising and profitable.

There are many opportunities that exist for grass finished beef, whether it is direct marketing off the farm or selling to a wholesale company that specializes in marketing grass finished beef. "Grass finished" is defined by United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Management Assistance (USDA AMA) as grass or forage fed. Their definition states that in order for an animal to be grass or forage finished, they must meet the following standards.

To find out more about the USDA AMA standards for grass finishing, visit their online guide for grass fed marketing claim standards.

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