scott & Brad foote
Foote Cattle Company
Scott and Brad Foote grew up on a farm and feedlot south of Kansas City in the small town of Bucyrus, KS. They both attended Kansas State University where Scott graduated with a Agricultural Economics degree in 1997 and later received his master’s degree in 2001. Brad graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 1999.
After graduating, Scott moved to Hoxie, KS where he began to oversee Hoxie Feedyard and has help grown the family business to include multiple feedyards, farming, and banking across the state of Kansas.
Scott loves spending time with his family enjoying many each other’s company generally involving a good steak and quality football game.
Brad joined the family business after his graduation back in Bucyrus and in 2007 moved to Imperial, NE were he helps oversee the Foote Cattle Company Feedyards in NW Kansas and SW Nebraska
In his spare time, Brad loves spending time with his wife, kids, nieces and nephews on the water and at the many high school and college football games they attend.
Dr. Matthew May was raised on a diversified farming and feedlot operation in Stratton Colorado. He received an Associate of Science (A.Sc) in Animal Science in 2003 from Northeastern Junior College, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Animal Science in 2005 from Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas. He received a (M.Sc.) in Animal Science in 2008 from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. While at Kansas State, his research focused on the effects of corn grain processing when adding distillers grain to the diet on cattle performance, carcass characteristics and ruminal fermentation. Dr. May received his Ph.D. (Animal Science) in 2010 from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. While at Texas Tech, his research focused on including wet distillers grains and roughage concentration in steam-flaked corn based diets and their effects on steer performance, carcass characteristics, apparent total tract digestion, and hydrogen sulfide production in vitro.
Dr. May became associated with Feedlot Health Management Services Ltd. in 2010 as a Feedlot Nutrition and Production Consultant. Dr. May currently is the Director of Production Services for Feedlot Health by Telus Agriculture and interacts closely with other consultants and clients to help deliver production service modules in North America. Since moving back to Stratton, Matt has a played a more active role in some portions of the family business primarily in feedlot operations and ranch logistics. Matt and his wife Jen reside in Stratton Colorado with their 4 children, which keep them both very busy.