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Denver, Oct. 22, 2007 -- Cattle-Fax, an industry leader in providing cattle and beef market information, research and analysis, has announced the addition of Dr. Tom Field as a part-time consultant.

During a professional research and teaching career spanning more than 25 years, Dr. Field has established himself as one of the nation's most respected beef cattle management experts. Currently, Dr. Field serves as professor of beef cattle management systems in the Colorado State University Department of Animal Sciences.

“Dr. Field brings a tremendous wealth of beef industry knowledge and experience to the Cattle-Fax team,” said Randy Blach, executive vice president of Cattle-Fax. “He will help us deliver more detailed research analysis to our cow/calf and stocker members, and build new information platforms for the entire industry.”

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Field and his family own and operate a cow/calf operation in western Colorado. He also coordinates Colorado State University's seedstock merchandising team, serves as an industry leader in the area of beef quality assurance, and provides consultation to numerous beef industry breed associations. Dr. Field has authored more than 100 articles on beef cattle production and beef industry practices, and is a frequent speaker and presenter at regional, national, and international cattle industry conferences.

Dr. Field's expertise will be featured in upcoming Cattle-Fax outlook seminars and educational programs. For more information on these events, please visit


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