CAB honors partners from ranch to retail

Oct 7, 2011
by WLJ

Each fall, the Certified Angus Beef brand (CAB) honors a few top Angus producers and feedlots in the U.S. in conjunction with its annual conference where the whole range of partners are recognized.

This year, winners traveled to Sunriver, OR, Sept. 20-22 to accept their awards and interact with professionals from every sector of the beef business.

Here is a list of those who enjoyed events like the first-ever People’s Choice Burger Bash, listening to nationally-renowned speakers, and dinner cooked by some of the top CAB chefs in the country.

Seedstock Commitment to Excellence: Rancho Casino and Dal Porto Livestock, Brentwood and Denair, CA.

Commercial Commitment to Excellence: Taylor Ranch, Elk City, OK.

Progressive Partner Award: Gregory Feedlot, Tabor, IA.

Large Feedlot Partner of the Year: Keeling Cattle Feeders, Hereford, TX.

Small Feedlot Partner of the Year: Will Feed Inc., Cozad, NE.

Quality Focus Award <15,000 head: Osborn Farms, Savannah, MO.

Quality Focus Award >15,000 head: Pratt Feeders, Pratt, KS.

More information on each is available at http:// — WLJ