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Virtual Beef and Dairy Tour

Virtual Beef and Dairy tour

On behalf of Midwest Dairy and Missouri Beef Industry Council, we would like to cordially invite you for a unique and fun opportunity to learn a little bit more about agriculture and where our food comes from! Dietetic interns will get a chance to virtually visit both a dairy farm and a beef farm. Interns will get the opportunity to not only see what happens day to day on the farms, but will be able to interact with the farmers and ask questions.

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Get Your Strength From Beef 

Beef is an excellent source of protein and supplies 10 essential nutrients including B-vitamins, zinc, and iron that support an active and healthy lifestyle. The nutrients in beef provide our bodies with the strength to thrive throughout all stages of life. Learn more about beef’s nutrients below.

Beefing up your burgers can help meet nutritional goals 

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At Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. we’re always learning new insights about consumers’ love affair for all things beef. Registered dietitian and PhD in Nutrition Science, Shalene McNeill provides tips on how to "Beef Up" your burger this summer using fruits and veggies.

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Beef's Protein

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If there was a protein contest, beef would surely be crowned the king! One 3 oz. cooked serving of beef provides 25 grams, roughly 50% of your Daily Value, of this important nutrient that supports strong, lean bodies—making it an excellent source!

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every bite counts - feeding beef to your baby

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Every bite your baby takes counts, especially in the first 24 months of life. Starting your baby with beef as a complementary first food can ensure they get the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. 

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Beef and heart health

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Research on heart health shows that eating lean beef can be a solution to one of America’s greatest health challenges. Not only can lean beef be part of a heart-healthy diet, but it can help lower cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Decoding the Label: know your beef choices

Beef Choices Nutrition

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the beef lifecycle

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understanding beef quality grades

USDA Understanding Beef Quality Grades

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Beef Sustainability facts 

Beef Sustainability Facts

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Beef's top 10

Health Professional Fact Sheets

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protein benefits

Health Professional Fact Sheets

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Real facts about real beef: Are grazing cattle taking land from crops? 

Instead of letting cattle graze, could we use that land to grow crops for humans? Hear the real facts about cattle grazing from cattle rancher, Kiah Twisselman.

Nutritional Power of Beef: Tiffanie's Story

Tiffanie is a registered nurse, lactation consultant and beef producer in Missouri. She shares why she believes in beef for her patients and her family. Explore how beef's nutrients can help you live vibrantly through all life's ages and stages

How Beef goes from pasture to plate

The beef lifecycle is one of the most unique and complex lifecycles of any food. Farmers and ranchers throughout the process are committed to raising beef responsibly. This video takes you through the beef production lifecycle in Nebraska.

3 E's of Sustainability 

"For us sustainability is about the three Es - the environment, economics, and ethics." - See how Missouri cattle producers, Wayne and Anita Vanderwert, raise beef on their local farm.


Midwest Dairy 

At Midwest Dairy, we are proud to represent approximately 5,800 dairy farm families to 39 million consumers across our region. We work on their behalf to build dairy demand by inspiring consumer confidence in our products and production practices.

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