Corn Going to Grain-Finished Beef Cattle   

  • 7% of total corn produced in the U.S. is fed to feedlot cattle
  • Corn acreage used to feed feedlot cattle is 0.2% of total U.S. land area, 1.4% of total U.S. cropland acres, and 7% of total U.S. harvested corn acres. 
  • The amount of U.S. land used to produce corn to feed grain-finished cattle is less than the size of the Houston Metro area.