Pat BivensManaging Partner

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    Pat Bivens grew up on a large diversified farming and beef cattle feeding operation in Payette, Idaho. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Idaho and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Economics / Agribusiness. In January of 1987, he began his professional career working for Continental Grain Co. in Pasco, Washington purchasing wheat for export from regional farmers and merchandising local feed grains to area feed manufacturers and integrated egg producers. In November of 1989, he transferred with Continental Grain to Stockton, Ca. to continue similar grain origination and merchandising efforts with regional California farmers and feed mills throughout California and the west coast.

    In August of 1995, he accepted a position with Bioproducts Nutrius as a direct sales representative for Vitamin and Trace Mineral supplement sales to feed mills and commercial accounts throughout California, Oregon, & Nevada.

    In August of 1997, he returned to grain merchandising, accepting a job offer from Cargill Animal Nutrition as the Pacific Coast District regional merchant. In this capacity, he was involved in all facets of feed ingredient purchasing, merchandising, and risk management for over 30 ingredients at 9 different Cargill Animal Nutrition locations in California, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona.

    It was in June of 2009 that he left Cargill Animal Nutrition in order to launch Bivens & Company, LLC ., a consulting company dedicated to helping dairymen save money by providing professional management expertise in all facets of their feed purchasing program.

    With 29 years of knowledge & experience, Pat has a very broad understanding of the diverse feed ingredients that are available for dairymen to utilize in their business today. He knows where to get these ingredients and how to get them delivered to your location for the best possible costs.

    We invite you to call for a free assessment of how Bivens & Company, LLC can leverage this expertise for you today.

    2009

    BIVENS & COMPANY, LLC

    In June of 2009 Patrick launched Bivens & Company, LLC ., a consulting company dedicated to helping dairymen save money by providing professional management expertise in all facets of their feed purchasing program.

    1997

    CARGILL ANIMAL NUTRITION – PACIFIC COAST

    In August of 1997, Pat returned to grain merchandising, accepting a job offer from Cargill Animal Nutrition as the Pacific Coast District regional merchant. In this capacity, he was involved in all facets of feed ingredient purchasing, merchandising, and risk management for over 30 ingredients at 9 different Cargill Animal Nutrition locations in California, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona.

    1995

    BIOPRODUCTS – NUTRIUS

    August of 1995, Pat accepted a position with Bioproducts Nutrius as a direct sales representative for Vitamin and Trace Mineral supplement sales to feed mills and commercial accounts throughout California, Oregon, & Nevada.

    1989

    CONTINENTAL GRAIN COMPANY – STOCKTON, CA

    In November of 1989, Pat transferred with Continental Grain to Stockton, Ca. to continue similar grain origination and merchandising efforts with regional California farmers and feed mills throughout California and the west coast.

    1987

    CONTINENTAL GRAIN COMPANY – PASCO, WA

    In January of 1987, Pat began his professional career working for Continental Grain Co. in Pasco, Washington purchasing wheat for export from regional farmers and merchandising local feed grains to area feed manufacturers and integrated egg producers.

    1986

    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

    Pat Bivens is a is a 1986 graduate of the University of Idaho and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Economics / Agribusiness.

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