BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different product to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. Even though winter is still upon us, there are sure to be plenty of nice days in February to fire up the grill and enjoy Colorado beef. The cattle industry is Colorado’s largest agricultural sector. Colorado ranks 10th in the nation for cattle numbers, with 2.8 million head of cattle throughout the state. Beef is a great source of 10 essential nutrients that support a heart-healthy lifestyle including protein, zinc, iron and B vitamins. Look for Colorado beef at your local grocery store, direct from the rancher or at restaurants across the state.