Special Report

States Producing the Most Meat

View of mountains in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.
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35. West Virginia
> Annual meat production: 610.8 million lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 0.4%
> Annual meat sales: $433.6 million (13th lowest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken

Seattle, Washington
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34. Washington
> Annual meat production: 638.4 million lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 0.5%
> Annual meat sales: $704.5 million (19th lowest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Devils Tower, Crooks County, Wyoming
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33. Wyoming
> Annual meat production: 660.1 million lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 0.5%
> Annual meat sales: $752.0 million (20th lowest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Provo Orem, Utah Valley wildflowers
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32. Utah
> Annual meat production: 681.5 million lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 0.5%
> Annual meat sales: $600.7 million (15th lowest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Bison, North Dakota
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31. North Dakota
> Annual meat production: 787.4 million lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 0.6%
> Annual meat sales: $941.0 million (22nd lowest)
> Most produced meat: Beef