The Pennsylvania Beef Council (PBC) is a non-profit organization working on behalf of 25,000 beef, dairy and veal producers in Pennsylvania. Agriculture is the number one industry in Pennsylvania; the state ranks ninth in the number of cattle and calves sold, with cattle inventory accounting for 95% of the total value of livestock. Lancaster County is the top beef-producing county in the state, home to approximately 240,000 head.
The Council seeks to promote the beef industry in Pennsylvania and educate consumers through a variety of programs and resources including:
- Nutrition Research
- Nutrition Education
- Student Education
- Beef Safety Research
- Beef Quality Assurance Programs
- Meat Marketing Management
- Retail, Foodservice, and Consumer Promotions
- Dairy Beef Quality Assurance Programs
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