BEEF Contributing Editor
Troy Marshall is a multi-generational rancher who grew up in Wheatland, WY, and obtained an Equine Science/Animal Science degree from Colorado State University where he competed on both the livestock and World Champion Horse Judging teams. Following college, he worked as a market analyst for Cattle-Fax covering different regions of the country. Troy also worked as director of commercial marketing for two breed associations; these positions were some of the first to provide direct links tying breed associations to the commercial cow-calf industry.
A visionary with a great grasp for all segments of the industry, Troy is a regular opinion contributor to BEEF Cow-Calf Weekly. His columns are widely reprinted and provide in-depth reporting and commentary from the perspective of a producer who truly understands the economics and challenges of the different industry segments. He is also a partner/owner in Allied Genetic Resources, a company created to change the definition of customer service provided by the seedstock industry. Troy and his wife Lorna have three children.
Troy’s Recent activity
Ranchers have a forced marriage of sorts with Mother Nature. She is unpredictable, almost always moody and she can be quite unforgiving as well. She lures you in with her beauty; nothing is better than working side-by...
I’m riding a cramped window seat on my way to the Cattle Industry Convention in San Diego as I write this. Usually you see some cowboy hats in the airport when you travel, but they are pretty rare. One of the things I...