The official monthly consumer newsletter of the Kentucky Beef Council.
March 2016 - Vol. 1 - Issue 2 
Did you know March is
National Nutrition Month

With 10 essential vitamins and nutrients, beef gives your body more of the nutrients it needs throughout the day! In just one 3 oz. serving of lean beef, your body is getting 25 g (about half) of the Daily Value of protein.

Learn more about Beef's Big 10!

Faces of Farming
Beef in the Bluegrass: 
Faces of Farming

Female farmers across Kentucky continue to be an integral part of the agriculture industry in production and beyond. Meet wife, mom, and farmer Sarah Jones!  

Read more:
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Good Grubbin'
2016 Derby Burger Challenge

Do you have a winning burger recipe? 
Enter now to compete for the title of the Kentucky Derby Festival 2016 Derby Burger Champion

Submit your winning Derby Burger Recipe  by March 6th and you could win prizes worth $750 plus have your recipe featured in participating Kroger stores!

Blueberry Bourbon Burger

2015 Derby Burger Challenge Winner

Maple bourbon soaked dried blueberries in an all-beef patty topped with sharp cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and arugula... now that's a champion burger! 

Tips & Tricks for a Better Burger
FOX 56 Lexington Morning Edition

National Ag Day - March 15th
is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. 

Why should we celebrate? 
There are more than 85,500 farms in Kentucky and the business of raising crops and livestock continu es to be the backbone of rural Kentucky today!  

Maybe celebrate with a movie? 
To learn more about modern day American agriculture, watch   Farmland ,  now available on Netflix and  DVD. 
Free downloadable lesson plans are also available.

Contact your  local county extension office  to learn more about how National Ag Day is being celebrated in your area!
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