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May is Beef Month in Iowa!

Please join Iowa cattle farmers in celebrating the month and enjoying the high quality, mouth watering beef that Iowa is known for around the world.

The following information has been developed by the Iowa Beef Industry Council, the producer-funded and directed organization that promotes beef through the $1.50-per-head beef checkoff. 

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Know the Beef Industry

News Stories for 2018

Beef Bytes - Celebrate May Beef Month!

Resources provided by the Beef Checkoff Program to help celebrate May Beef Month all month long!

Beefy Breakfast

There’s something comforting and satisfying about a hot breakfast! Not to mention, eating a protein-rich breakfast keeps you feeling full, longer, which may result in less snacking throughout the day.

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All About Ground Beef

The versatility of Ground Beef has made it one of America’s all-time favorite go-to cuts. From hamburgers to lasagna, tacos to meatloaf, pasta sauce to wraps, Ground Beef offers quick, easy and delicious options for any meal and for any occasion.

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Thrill of the Grill

Grilling is one of the most exciting ways to enjoy beef. Whether cooking on a gas or charcoal grill, in the backyard or at a tailgate, this cooking method provides maximum flavor and optimal tenderness. 


When using these photos, please give credit to the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Beef Checkoff Program. If you require a higher resolution, please contact us. 

Black Baldies

Calf in Pasture

Cattle Herd


Cattle at Water Tank

Simmental Cows

Cattle on Pasture


Feedlot Cattle

Red Cows Grazing


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Steer Silhouette

Farm Scenes


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Beef Photos

When using these photos, please give credit to the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Beef Checkoff Program. If you require a higher resolution, please contact us. 


Sirloin Steak Salad

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When using these recipes, please give credit to the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Beef Checkoff Program. If you require higher resolution photos, please Contact Us.

inside out

Inside-Out Grilled Steak Salad

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cran salad

Tenderloin Pear & Cranberry Salad

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spicy steak salad

Spicy Steak Salad with Guacamole

asian noodle

Steak & Asian Noodle Salad

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east west wrap

East West Flank Steak Wraps

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RB veggie wrap

Roast Beef & Veggie Wraps

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greek pita

Greek-Style Beef Pita

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Beef & Cream Cheese Bagel

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One-Dish Beef Stroganoff

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breakfast burrito

Beef Breakfast Burrito

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buffalo taco

Buffalo-Style Beef Taco

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Lean Baked Meatballs

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fruit burger

Fruit and Nut Burgers

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bbq chipotle

Barbecue Chipotle Burgers

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Carolina Barbecue Burgers

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carribean burger

Caribbean Mango Beef Burgers

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Classic Beef Kabobs

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Balsamic Marinated Flank

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two steppin

Two-Steppin' Tenderloin

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grilled tbone

T-Bone Steaks with BBQ Rub

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