Country Natural Beef co-founder Doc Hatfield dies

Eastern Oregon rancher Patrick Dale "Doc" Hatfield, who worked with his wife to form a unique cooperative to market beef in the Pacific Northwest and beyond, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012.


  1. Some of the early reaction to Hatfield's death on Twitter and Facebook.
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  6. Doc and Connie Hatfield were selected for the Ag Connection Award from the Agri-Business Council of Oregon in 2009.
  7. Doc and Connie Hatfield Ag Connection Award Tribute
  8. The following links are from some of the news and Internet coverage the Hatfields and Country Natural Beef received for their unique marketing efforts and approach to ranching.
  9. BEEF Magazine selected Doc and Connie Hatfield as their industry Trailblazers in 2009.