About the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame

The Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame was established to honor the exceptional, visionary men and women who have made lasting contributions to the cattle-feeding industry. Each year, two pioneers are inducted into the Hall of Fame. Additionally, a recipient for the Industry Leadership Award and the Arturo Armendariz Distinguished Service Award is chosen.

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame 2014

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame leaders recognized

Responsibly raised – for feedyard producers this entails looking after their cattle, employees and the environment, all while producing a safe and wholesome product for consumer consumption. FULL STORY »

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame: Sealed with a handshake

“I can’t say when I started in the cattle business, because I’ve always been in the cattle business. There has been no beginning to it because it was always my way of life,” says seasoned cattle feeder and entrepreneur Roy Dinsdale. FULL STORY »

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame: No limitations

The motto on the Darr Feedlot website says “Cattle are our business, but our people make the difference.” FULL STORY »

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame:Solidifying her legacy

Betty Jo Gigot was barely on the job as CALF News sales manager when she stopped at Farr Feeders in Greeley, Colo., to take a photo. A tall, stooped, older man stopped to talk with her while she waited in the office. FULL STORY »

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame: From coin flip to cattle empire

“Heads, it’s yours. Tails, it’s mine.” It’s a seemingly innocent phrase that has been used in coin flips for generations. Such flips have decided possession of the ball at all levels of football. They’ve been the deciding factor when a decision could not be reached. FULL STORY »

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame banquet inspirational speaker

Renowned speaker and author Scott Burrows will share his story of overcoming adversity and change at the 6th annual Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame induction banquet on Tuesday, July 29 in Westminster, Colorado. FULL STORY »

Commentary: Honoring service in cattle feeding

Over the past week, I had the pleasure of serving on a selection panel for the Arturo Armendariz Distinguished Service Award, through the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame program. This award recognizes feedyard employees who go above and beyond the call of duty to help improve the cattle-feeding industry. FULL STORY »

Cast your vote for the 2014 Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame

Industry encouraged to vote for this year’s Hall of Fame nominees FULL STORY »

Telling the beef story Play video

Jesse Larios, manager of Foster Feedyard, a 40,000-head operation in southern California, takes every opportunity to visit with consumers and tell them about beef production. FULL STORY »

Celebrating cattle feeding’s rich heritage Play video

At the recent Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame banquet, Jim Miles, marketing manager, fed cattle segment for Merck Animal Health, discusses the program and its meaning. FULL STORY »

Nolan Stone: Honoring a most valuable employee Play video

Each year the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame honors the contributions of an outstanding feedyard employee with the Arturo Armendariz Distinguished Service Award. FULL STORY »

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