Beef Magazine is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Stephen J. Barnard On Opportunities In Agriculture

Stephen J. Barnard is founder and president of Mission Produce, a  company he started from scratch in 1983. It's since grown to become a global entity in the avocado industry by forging relationships with growers in other countries to provide a year-round supply to customers. He addresses the logistical challenges and opportunities open to those in his market, as well as what he sees as very bright prospects for those engaged in agricultural production in general.

4C summit

More From The 4C Summit -- View The Exclusive Photo Gallery!
BEEF Editor Joe Roybal attended this year's 4C Summit in Ojai, CA. See photos from the conference & learn more about the event here.

Enjoy these great BEEF articles:

How To Treat Lump Jaw In Cattle

BEEF Vet: Here's When To Castrate Your Calves

Why You Must Wean & Castrate Your Calves Before You Sell Them

Virtual Feedlot Tour: Dean Cluck Feedyard

Picture Perfect Summer Grazing Scenes From Readers

8 Apps For Ranchers Recommended By Ranchers


Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.