Stan Bevers Joins King Ranch®Institute for Ranch Management 

KINGSVILLE, TEXAS (Oct. 31, 2018)—The King Ranch®Institute for Ranch Management (KRIRM) is pleased to welcome Stan Bevers as Practitioner in Ranch Economics alongside KRIRM faculty at Texas A&M University-Kingsville where he will work closely with KRIRM graduate students and alumni beginning Nov. 1, 2018.  

Bevers brings value to KRIRM and its students with decades of consulting experiences for ranches across North America. He owns and manages Broken B Cattle with his wife and other family members. Bevers is highly-respected as a consultant and public speaker across the country, known for his expertise on topics ranging from ranch analysis and management to cattle and grain marketing. Bevers has also served as an associate instructor at KRIRM, teaching an annual workshop on ranch business management and managerial accounting to KRIRM graduate students. 

He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Education (1982) from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma and M.S. in Agricultural Economics (1989) from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. After receiving his Master’s degree he served as Professor and Extension Economist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service headquartered in Vernon, Texas. After a 27-year career, Bevers retired from Texas AgriLife Extension and because of his outstanding service he is now honored as Professor Emeritus. In 2016, Bevers created Ranch KPI, a consulting company focused on ranch management, economics, and analysis.  

In his role as practitioner in ranch economics with KRIRM, Bevers will continue teaching an in-depth ranch accounting and analysis workshop to KRIRM students and alumni, which includes follow-up accounting exercises for students. He will also provide guidance and teach KRIRM students as they complete service-learning projects to partnering ranches, an important component of the graduate program. As a representative of KRIRM, Bevers will make educational presentations to the ranching industry across the United States at various agricultural events. Bevers’ part-time practitioner appointment to KRIRM will allow him to maintain his current residence in Vernon.

“We are excited to welcome Stan to the team,” said KRIRM Director Clay Mathis. “His passion for the ranching industry and wealth of knowledge in the areas of accounting and economics will be a tremendous asset to our students’ educational experience. We look forward to the impact Stan will bring to not only our students, but also our industry.”

Formed in 2003, KRIRM is a ranch management master’s program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville created in honor of the 150thAnniversary of the legendary King Ranch. As the only ranch management master’s program in the world, KRIRM teaches graduate students using a multi-disciplinary, systems approach to ranch management. The institute also provides the highest quality lectureships and symposia to stakeholders in the ranching industry through its event outreach component. For more information about KRIRM, visit



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