David L. Smith
David Smith started with a 4-H steer project in 1958. Since that first cattle project, David has been committed to the improvement of the beef industry. After graduation from The Ohio State University, where he served as a member of the Livestock and Meats Judging Teams, David worked as herdsman for Sayre Farms in New York then to Stewart Seeds Angus of Greensburg, IN. He progressed to Herd Manager and has been improving the 190 cow herd for the last 31 years. As manager, Stewart Seeds Angus markets 60-70 bulls annually, with bulls winning the IBEP test station and two bulls sold to A.I. studs. Under Dave's direction, all bulls are IQ+BEEF certified and ultrasound is a common practice for both the bulls and the heifers. The operation utilizes the most up-to-date technologies to advance the program and the breed.
As an industry leader, David is known across the country. He serves on the American Angus Association Board of Directors, the Treasurer for the Indiana Angus Association, keynote speaker at several state and national events, and is very active in BIF, IBEP, his church and community.
There is no doubt that David L. Smith is an outstanding breeder of Angus cattle and leader for the cattle industry. Congratulations and thank you for the lasting impact you have made to the cattle industry in Indiana.