GREELEY, Colo. — Cattle feeding pioneer Dr. John Matsushima celebrated his 100th birthday on December 24, 2020. The Colorado Livestock Association and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association presented him with a crystal in recognition of the many years he has dedicated to the advancement of the cattle industry.
Matsushima’s grandfather emigrated from Japan in 1890. He was the oldest of 7 children. He worked on the family cattle farm and developed an early interest in the feeding of their beef cattle. His favorite class in high school was animal husbandry and he was a member of 4H, becoming a 4H champion.
Watch an interview recently recorded by the Fort Collins Rotary Club.
Happy Birthday Dr. Matsushima!
— Colorado Livestock Association
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