BEEF National Stocker Award 2015

BEEF magazine developed the National Stocker Award in 2006 to recognize stocker operations and backgrounders for their contributions to the beef industry. Moreover, the program serves as a platform for top producers in these businesses to share ideas and learn from one another.

Sponsored by Zoetis, the winner of the 10th annual National Stocker Award will receive $2,000 in Zoetis products, an October 2015 cover story in BEEF magazine, and $1,000 in covered expenses to attend the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention, Jan. 27-29, in San Diego, Calif.

If you have questions about the 2015 BEEF Stocker Award, please contact Wes Ishmael at or by phone at 817-249-4545.

And for inspiration, check out our previous Stocker Award winners.

Nominate your favorite stocker operators now!

Entries must be submitted by July 8th. Be sure to read the Contest Rules and Privacy Policy.


e.g. fall-born calves purchased in the winter, backgrounded and then sold as grass calves in spring market; flyweight calves assembled into load-lots, backgrounded and then sold as stockers or light feeders; etc.

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