Iowa is nation's top meat producer

A new report says Iowa is the nation's top meat producing state.  Financial website "24/7 Wall Street" has released it's report using data gathered from the US Department of Agriculture and Iowa sits in the number-one spot.  The state produces nearly 11 percent of the nation's meat with nearly 15-billion pounds.  Pork is the number-one meat export from Iowa.  Annual meat and poultry sales are second only to texas.  On average each American consumes over 200 pounds of meat and poultry annually.


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