Scott Howard, PhD

Director of Operations, Meyer Natural Foods

Scott Howard was born and raised in southern Wisconsin on an Angus seedstock operation.  He attended Colorado State completing a Masters and Ph.D. with focus on beef quality, growth and development, and carcass yield – specializing in value added opportunities for calf-fed Holstein steers. Following graduation, Dr. Howard began a career with Cargill, working in Research and Development with focus on ground beef formulations and carcass utilization. This led to a role managing beef supply chain and scheduling for primary harvest facilities in North America. For the past year, Dr. Howard has worked for Meyer Natural Foods as the Director of Operations, focused on the production of steaks, grinds, and growth of branded programs. Dr. Howard maintains a small herd of Angus cattle and enjoys spending time with family and friends within the beef industry.  

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