Special Report

States Producing the Most Meat

San Diego, California, Waves
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20. California
> Annual meat production: 2.2 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.6%
> Annual meat sales: $2.3 billion (14th highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3
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19. Pennsylvania
> Annual meat production: 2.2 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.6%
> Annual meat sales: $1.5 billion (22nd highest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken

Cleveland, Ohio
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18. Ohio
> Annual meat production: 2.4 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.7%
> Annual meat sales: $1.6 billion (21st highest)
> Most produced meat: Pork

Pierre, South Dakota
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17. South Dakota
> Annual meat production: 2.4 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.7%
> Annual meat sales: $2.5 billion (13th highest)
> Most produced meat: Beef

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
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16. Virginia
> Annual meat production: 2.5 billion lbs.
> Share of U.S. production: 1.8%
> Annual meat sales: $1.6 billion (20th highest)
> Most produced meat: Chicken