Special Report

States Producing the Most Meat

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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25. Wisconsin
> Annual meat production: 1.8 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.3%
> Annual meat sales: $1.8 billion (17th highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Dover, Delaware
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24. Delaware
> Annual meat production: 1.9 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.3%
> Annual meat sales: $888.2 million (21st lowest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken

winter and Fall foliage at Maroon Bells, Aspen Colorado
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23. Colorado
> Annual meat production: 1.9 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.3%
> Annual meat sales: $2.1 billion (15th highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Baltimore, Maryland - Inner Harbor
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22. Maryland
> Annual meat production: 1.9 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.4%
> Annual meat sales: $965.4 million (23rd lowest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken

Charleston Sunset, South Carolina
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21. South Carolina
> Annual meat production: 2.0 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.4%
> Annual meat sales: $1.0 billion (25th lowest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken