HARRISBURG (Jan. 27) – The Center for Beef Excellence is pleased to announce the hiring of Ann Nogan of Scott Township, Lackawanna County, as its new executive vice president. Nogan has an extensive background in the beef industry as a producer and agribusiness manager. As a joint owner/operator of Applewood Farm, a first generation family-owned feedlot and cow/calf operation, and Nogan Supply, its family-owned agricultural supply company, she possesses firsthand knowledge of the beef industry.
Since 2006, Nogan has served as both the Executive Assistant for the Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association, a 1200 member organization, and as Assistant Editor for the Keystone Cattlemen magazine, a quarterly publication. Nogan is the Past President of the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Cattlewomen’s Association, serves on the Board of Directors for the National Cattlewomen’s Association and the Lackawanna County Horticulture Advisory Committee and is a member of various other ag-related organizations.