The 2015 Terry Gompert Pioneer Award recipient was Rod Ofte from Coon Valley, WI. Rod is a grass fed beef producer and marketing manager of the Wisconsin Grass Fed Beef Cooperative. Rod raises 100% grass fed cattle on the farm his family has owned since 1848.
Rod has been instrumental in building the Wisconsin Grass Fed Beef Cooperative from a very small startup enterprise to a multi-producer branded program that supplies high quality, locally raised, grass-fed beef to retail and restaurant customers throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Lorentz Meats, one of our processors also received an award at the September conference.
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