Matt Copeland, Nara Visa, N.M., owns and operates Copeland Herefords and Copeland Show Cattle. He received his animal science degree from OSU.
Copeland Herefords is a family operation running 600 registered and commercial Hereford cows along with 100 club-calf cows. The Copelands have four production sales each year — two female sales and one steer sale in the fall, and a bull sale in the spring.
Copeland’s crew has exhibited and sold numerous national and state fair champions, as well as earning premiere Hereford breeder at both the NWSS and FWSS in both 2015 and 2018. Copeland has judged at the NWSS, the FWSS, the NAILE, the Western States Hereford Show, the Houston Livestock Show, the Oklahoma Youth Expo, the Kansas Beef Expo, the Ohio Beef Expo, numerous junior nationals and several state and local shows.