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Allen Williams

President and Chief Ranching Officer

P.O. Box 1173

Fulshear, TX 77441







The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and Nebraska Extension Present:

Dirt Rich or Dirt Poor: Principles of Soil Health,

Adaptive Grazing and Cover Crop Livestock Integration

 Featuring Allen Williams 

Allen Williams is founding partner and President of GFI, LLC, an Agriculture & Food Industry consulting firm specializing in enhanced farm and food company sustainability and profitability, livestock genetics and management, soil health initiatives and research, and whole farm planning.  He is also founding partner of Grass Fed Beef, LLC. Allen is a sixth generation family farmer and holds BS, MS degrees in Animal Science from Clemson University and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. He spent 15 years in academia in research, teaching, and extension, and has written more than 300 peer reviewed and popular press articles. He has worked with more than 4,000 farmers and ranchers in the US, Canada, Mexico, and South America. GFI, LLC also consults with branded food programs, processors, distributors, retailers, and food service.  Allen has authored numerous feasibility studies, business plans, and cash flow projections for farms/ranches and the natural and organic food sectors.  He has written standards and protocols for a number of branded food programs. Allen has served on several boards and national committees, including the National Integrated Resources Management (IRM) committee.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Grass Fed Exchange and the Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network, Core Team Member of the Pasture Project, Facilitator in the USDA Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Program, Co-Principle Investigator for Team SoilCarbon, and Principal in the Farm Food Collaborative.  Allen has been an invited speaker at over 400 regional, national, and international conferences and symposia.


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