Dr. Tom Peters

CBLS Nutrition Specialist


Tom Peters was raised on farm in Southern Minnesota and was the 1977 National Science Recipient completing work on “High and Low pressure systems and their influence on carbohydrate and cellulose digestion in animals.” He completed his undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin and graduate studies at the University of Minnesota. Tom has 35 years of experience in private industry (consultation practice) as a nutritionist and management specialist and has been working with Hueber Feeds since 1987. Animal behavior, building design for finishing cattle and cattle environment are items of specific recent high attention. Methane digestion and generation from cow manure are items of weekly work also. President and owner of Superior Attitude Livestock Nutrition which is a consulting firm that deals in nutrition and management of cattle and growth improvements.  This consulting practice works with 300,000+ feedlot cattle, 20,000 beef cows and also consults to over 100,000 dairy cows. His consulting practice encompasses clients in 12- U.S. states, Turkey, Ireland, Brazil and Canada. Founding member of Camelot Consulting Group- a firm that advises beef industry companies and suppliers.  Tom is C.E.O. and co-owner of BetterFed Beef, LLC, which is a ranch to rail, business to consumer, branded beef company. He is partner in a 4000 cow dairy in Wisconsin since 2004. Tom is intensely involved in beef and dairy crossbreeding projects and feeder cattle placement.

Tom has been published in 100+ journals, trade publications and articles.  His proudest accomplishments include being married for 40 years and father of two grown children -who champion education, knowledge and hard work.