Beef provides a market for large amounts of roughage, crop residues, pasture and forage which are hard to market any other way.
Kral, Leslie G. and Greenlee, Charles
"How Beef Cattle Fit in the Farm Business,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol4/iss10/2