Online Education Resources for Beef

Need beef cookery "how-to" videos? Basics About Beef booklet online? Food safety information? Having a discussion about beef issues in the news? These links/websites are managed by the beef checkoff and America’s cattle farmers and ranchers.


  Basics About Beef – student booklet. Download a pdf or view online

  Interactive Butcher Counter – match the cut of beef to its cookery method. Find recipes and nutritional information.

  Facts About Beef – answers to questions about safety, environment, animal care, nutrition

  Beef Choices – describes grain-finished, natural, certified organic, grass-finished beef options

  Recipe Finder – searchable database with hundreds of beef recipes

  Burgers for Every Occasion - 100 ways to build a burger 

  Carve Like a Pro

  Kid Friendly Recipes – easy recipes, menu ideas to make family meals healthy and fun

  Enriching Family Mealtimes – download this kit to help families learn about the importance of eating together

  Beef It's What's For Dinner – hundreds of beef recipes, cooking info and how-to videos


  Nutrition information for different age groups

  All about Protein

  Beef and Heart Health

  Lean Beef Recipe Search – type beef in the Keyword Search


  Handling and Storage

  Using a Meat Thermometer (English and Spanish)

  How to Handle Raw Meat


  Beef in Foodservice – for foodservice professionals

  School lunch recipes – five new recipes for school lunch


  Facts about Beef that address current issues in the news and social media related to environment, nutrition, safety and animal care.

  Iowa Food & Family Project – learn about food production in Iowa and follow Iowa Girl Eats blogger, Kristin Porter, and Food and Swine blogger Cristen Clark. Sign up for the monthly E-letter to stay up-to-date on news and ev