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Meet the lesser-known faces of the cattle industry

With March being National Women’s History Month and March 23 being National Ag Day, special attention is being brought onto female beef farmers.

Western heritage has painted the picture of a rugged cowboy on the ranch. However, according to the most recent Agriculture Census, more than 230,000 farms or ranches across America have a woman at the helm.

As National Women’s History Month and National Ag Day converge on March 23, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is sharing just a few of the stories of the thousands of women across the country who produce delicious high-quality beef.

The following are three profiles are of women who illustrate this growing group of cattle ranchers, and the daily demands they meet at the ranch, in their homes, and at their professions.

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