NCBA to Present Lifetime Achievement Award at Upcoming Conference

Grandin will be honored at the summer meeting.

Published on: Jul 23, 2010

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to world-renowned cattle-care advocate Dr. Temple Grandin at its summer conference on July 31.

Grandin's work has changed the way cattle handling facilities operate worldwide, with 50% of cattle on the U.S. and Canada being handled in equipment she created for meat plants. She has been active in developing animal welfare guidelines for the meat industry and also is a consultant for international companies including McDonald's, Wendy's International and Burger King.

Grandin has been published in various industry publications and currently teaches animal sciences at Colorado State University.