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Demand Is Growing For Grass-Fed Beef, And Farmers Are Listening

Farmer Steve Landers owns Covered-L Farms in central Missouri, where he raises grass-fed beef. (Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media)
Farmer Steve Landers owns Covered-L Farms in central Missouri, where he raises grass-fed beef. (Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media)

The average American eats hundreds of pounds of meat every year. But after years of putting more and more meat on our plates, it seems we’re starting to see a slow-down.

Dietary recommendations are shifting as we learn more about what’s healthy to eat. American shoppers are taking new information to the grocery store and making new choices at the meat counter.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Kristofor Husted of Harvest Public Media reports that U.S. livestock farmers are listening.

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