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Creekstone Farms Cattle Procurement Director Receives Prestigious 40 Under 40 Award

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, a well-recognized brand supplying premium USDA-certified beef and pork products, today announces that its Director of Cattle Procurement, Ryan Meyer, was named to 2015’s “40 Under 40” by Farm Journal Media. The award, given every year, honors the most innovative young leaders in the agricultural industry, and recognizes their accomplishments for helping to meet the growing demand for food production, which will need to double by the year 2050 to keep up with population growth.


“Ryan Meyer is a true industry leader and we are so proud of his accomplishments,” said Jim Rogers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Creekstone Farms. “Throughout his time at Creekstone Farms, Ryan has been instrumental in expanding our diversity in markets. Through Ryan’s efforts, we sell a wide variety of premium products domestically as well as to 65 countries across the globe.”


Meyer, a graduate from Kansas State University in Agricultural Economics is now head of Cattle Procurement, contracting and risk management at Creekstone Farms. He is faced with concerns of demand destruction from record high cattle and beef prices. It’s Meyer’s expertise in supply chain management that positions him to help solve this issue by finding a balance between consumer competitive pricing and producer profitability.


Farm Journal Media’s “40 Under 40” Awards recognizes young trailblazers who have made tremendous strides in the advancement from animal and crop production, biotechnology and university researchers to food and nutrition technology, agricultural equipment, agronomy and beyond.


Applicants must show passion for agriculture, demonstrate involvement with one aspect of the food system, clear expertise into one aspect of the food system and 2 a notable record of achievement. Read more information and see the full 2015 class on www.40under40ag.com/2015/.


About Creekstone Farms

The choice of food lovers across the world, Creekstone Farms Premium Beef LLC is USDA-certified by the Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) and supplies many of the nation’s top grocers and restaurants with a variety of high-quality meat products, including Black Angus Beef, Antibiotic-Free Duroc Pork and their value-added products. Creekstone Farms exports its premium quality products to Europe, Latin America and Asia, and is owned by Sun Capital Partners, one of America’s largest private investment companies.

To learn more about Creekstone Farms, please contact Christine Tanner at 620-741-3357 or email creekstoneinfo@cfpbeef.com.