Raising beef is a complex process, but throughout the entire journey, one thing remains constant – the shared commitment to raising cattle in a safe, humane and environmentally sustainable way by using the latest technology and resources. Today, there are more than 886 thousand head of cattle and 15,000 beef producers throughout Florida. Learn more about the people and the process involved in raising beef from the pasture to the plate.

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Cattle in Florida

The State of Florida is more than beaches and theme parks; it is home to the Nations 13th largest cattle state. Florida has a population of nearly 21 Million people-- 15,000 are the beef producers who care for the states 890,000 head of cattle.

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Tell our Story

Many Floridians don't know about the Florida cattle world, its values, ethics, purpose and most importantly, its people. This video series will help bridge the gap between consumers and the modern rancher.

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Barthle Brothers Ranch

Barthle Brothers Cattle

A Florida Ranch that was founded in the 1920's and is know for their Environmental Stewardship.

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Beef Production


The beef community has a shared commitment to raising cattle in a safe and environmentally sustainable way.

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Animal Care 

Raising Beef Link Drone

Cattle Rancher's rely on modern technology to help them raise a safe, wholesome, and nutritious protein. 

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ENSURING Beef Safety


There is safety checks all along the way of getting your beef from pasture to plate.

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Florida is home to many award winning Environmental Stewards.

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