July 2020

Misty McClay

Family pastimes and hobbies are important for all Beef Northwest employees, and Misty McClay proves to be no exception. Misty, the office manager at the Beef Northwest Nyssa, OR location, has remained passionate to carry on her family’s tradition of showing their registered Brown Swiss cattle, which was established by her father over fifty years […]

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Ron Rowan

Community development, and contributing to the industry are some of the attributes that Ron Rowan successfully portrays as an employee and neighbor. For the past twenty years, Ron Rowan has played a substantial role for Beef Northwest through cattle and grain marketing, commodity trading, and customer development. “I have been part of the BNW team

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Michele Daniels

Beef Northwest is encompassed by many long-lasting, enthusiastic employees, and Michele Daniels, the company Controller, is the epitome of hard work and dedication. Having worked for BNW for nearly twenty years, Michele exemplifies the ideal manager, as her personal philosophy is to live by the Golden Rule: treat others how you wish to be treated.

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Faces in Agriculture

Faces in Agriculture’ shared the following story of Jack Wilson, respected cattleman and patriarch of Wilson Cattle Co. and Beef Northwest Feeders in North Powder, Oregon. Wilson and wife, Meredith, have dedicated their career to the livestock industry and to eastern Oregon. He has seen the livestock business model evolve and change throughout the duration

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Meet Tim Bither

Hey Everyone! Meet Tim Bither. Tim is our Cattle Manager at the Boardman, Oregon feedyard. Tim has worked at Beef Northwest for just a little under 8 years. A Red Bluff, CA native, Tim enjoys hanging out with his family, auctioneering, roping in his arena, and fixing/building projects around the house. A consummate seeker of

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Meet Lino Covarrubia

Meet Northwest Pasture Beef Feed Supervisor, Lino Covarrubia! Lino is originally from Tepic Nayarit, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States as a young person. Lino now lives in Irrigon, Oregon with his family. Lino is the second oldest of his eight siblings and the only boy. Lino and his wife Judith now have a

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Meet Celena Hefner

Celena Hefner is one of our Risk Management Analysts at the North Powder Office and we have been lucky enough to have her on the admin team for almost two years. She grew up in Union, Oregon and attended college at Eastern Oregon University. While she was in school she obtained 2 degrees in Business

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Meet Jackie Owens

Jackie Owens has been our Country Natural Beef Coordinator for the past 7 years. While she claimed to be “not interesting enough” for a spotlight, we disagree and believe her work ethic and dedication to producing quality beef deserves to be highlighted! Jackie’s roots in the community and cattle business run deep from growing up

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Meet Edgar Altamirano

Edgar Altamirano is the Maintenance Supervisor at our Boardman, Oregon location. He has been with us for the past 21 years, starting with the feeding crew in 1994. Edgar’s duties include ensuring our pens are in good condition to receive livestock, prepping the yards for inclement weather, ensuring cattle have adequate and clean water, and

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