Max Armstrong shares insight on the Cattlemen’s Convention by looking at the size and scope of the cattle industry. He notes that three states – Texas, Kansas and Nebraska – account for a third of the sales of industry. Max looks at the top 10 for more insight, all based on the 2012 Census of Agriculture – the most recent numbers available.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.