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Table S1. Important characteristics of farms and ranches simulated throughout seven regions of the U.S.
Table S2. Important characteristics of representative finishing facilities simulated in seven regions of the U.S.
Table S3. Important characteristics of dairy farms simulated throughout seven regions of the U.S.
Table S4. Summary of 25 years of weather data (daily solar radiation, daily mean temperature, annual precipitation and daily wind speed)1 used to simulate beef cattle operations in each area of the eastern regions.
Table S5. Soil characteristics used for locations simulated across the U.S.
Table S6. Cattle numbers by state and region as obtained or estimated from NASS (2017).
Table S7. Cattle numbers by state and region divided between traditional beef and dairy breeds as obtained or estimated from NASS (2017).
Table S8. Important resource inputs and emissions from representative cow-calf, stocker / background and feedlot operations expressed per unit of final carcass weight (CW) produced.