Special Report

States Producing the Most Meat

Oklahoma house
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10. Oklahoma
> Annual meat production: 5.1 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 3.7%
> Annual meat sales: $4.0 billion (9th highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Kansas house
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9. Kansas
> Annual meat production: 5.1 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 3.7%
> Annual meat sales: $5.0 billion (5th highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Birmingham, Alabama 2
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8. Alabama
> Annual meat production: 6.6 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 4.7%
> Annual meat sales: $3.3 billion (11th highest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7. Minnesota
> Annual meat production: 6.9 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 4.9%
> Annual meat sales: $4.4 billion (6th highest)
> Most produced meat: Pork

Nebraska sign
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6. Nebraska
> Annual meat production: 7.0 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 5.0%
> Annual meat sales: $7.1 billion (3rd highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef