Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces the Dr. Jeff Fox Memorial Scholarship
On Thursday June 10th during the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) Lunch, NCF Board of Director Dr. Scott Reynolds announced the establishment of the Dr. Jeff Fox Memorial Endowed Scholarship. This endowed scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Dr. Fox and his contributions to the beef industry in Nebraska and nationwide.
Dr. Fox ran his own feedlot consulting business out of Beemer, Nebraska serving clients across three states. Jeff was passionate about the Beef Industry as was evident by his involvement in many industry related organizations. He was a Board member of the Nebraska Cattlemen serving on the Animal Health and Nutrition Committee, a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association representing the industry on many committees, a member of the American Veterinary Consultants serving on the Beef Cattle Health and Well Being Committee as well many other local and community organizations.
The Dr. Jeff Fox Memorial scholarship will be available to individuals attending the University of Nebraska, Iowa State University, or Kansas State University who are either (1) a junior or senior undergraduate student majoring in Beef Production, Animal Science with beef emphasis, Feedlot Management or (2) graduate students enrolled in Veterinary Science programs.
Initial donors of the endowment fund include:
- Boehringer Ingelheim
- Elanco Animal Health
- Scott & Karen Langemeier
“The Dr. Jeff Fox Memorial Scholarship is a very rewarding project to see completed. It was fantastic to see four pharmaceutical companies and the Langemeier’s step forward with some great donations for this scholarship to honor Dr. Fox and his many contributions to our beef industry” said NCF Board of Director Dr. Scott Reynolds.