NFR Beef

Product offeringsRetail cuts
Market areaUnknown
LocationFallon, NV
Specialty labels100% grass fed, Certified grass fed by Animal Welfare Approved, American Grassfed, Global Animal Partnership, Animal Welfare Approved
Participated in Survey?Yes
Total Score980

They say: “All of our beef is Gluten Free we use no Hormones, Steroids, Chemicals or any other Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) in the production of the Natural Range Free Grassfed Angus Beef Cattle. We know healthy cattle will provide superior meat. Proper nutrition is top priority. Absolutely Gluten Free, NO by-products, NO grain, NO hormones, NO antibiotics, NO chemical additives, and NO steroids are used by us. NO chemicals, NO colorants, and NO irradiation is ever used in the processing of our Natural Free Range Certified Grassfed Beef. All cattle are minimally processed by our local USDA Certified Processing Facility.

We’re dedicated to providing natural high quality tender, flavorful beef for our family and neighbors. After numerous requests to purchase our beef we are now offering it to the public. Our policy is to start with the best genetics and provide a stress-free natural environment, clean water, rotational grazing on lush, free range native grasses, and lots of fresh air; just the way God intended.”

TOTAL (possible score is 1100) 980
Farms that participated in Cornucopia’s research providing full transparency receive the most points.
Transparency and Disclosure
90Excellent transparency
Family farms and farmer cooperatives that market their own beef receive the most points. Corporations that do not directly produce any beef receive the fewest points.
Ownership History
90Family business, multiple supplier locations
Beef sourced from a single operation receives the most points. Beef of unclear origins and/or with poor oversight receives the fewest points.
Beef Supply
75Several ranches across multiple states
Farms that are 100% certified organic receive the most points, farms/brands that are split conventional and organic receive fewer points.
Commitment to Organics
100Only produces organic beef
This category is non-scoring and provided for information purposes.
Organic Certifier
Animal Welfare Approved, Real Organic Project, and Biodynamic certifications receive the most bonus points. Producers are not penalized for not having additional certifications beyond organic.
Other Labels and Standards
100AGA, AWA, AGW, GAP, Certified Humane, Savory Institute, Regenerative, NON-GMO, GrassFed by AGW
100% grass-fed and finished or cattle finished with site-grown supplement receives the most points. Cattle finished exclusively in a feedlot receive the fewest points.
Beef Finishing
100100% grass fed, certified GrassFed with AGW & AGA
Points are awarded for quantity of time cattle are on pasture above and beyond what the USDA requires, and for the quality and care of the pasture.
Pasture and Grazing Management
90Monitors vegetation with visual inspections, grazes with AWA standards on range
Brands that closely monitor and manage for health of soil, native species, and water quality receive the most points.
Environmental Stewardship
85Monitors some aspects of environmental stewardship; regenerative practices. Grazes public lands (BLM). Monitors some aspects of soil quality. Periodic water quality testing
Cattle finished on pasture or on feed that is grown on-farm or procured locally receive the most points. Feed of unknown origin, or known to be imported, receives the fewest points.
Feed Sourcing
100This brand produces 100% of its feed ration on the farm/ranch(es); feed is also certified GMO-free
Lower cull and death rates recieve more points.
Cull and Death Rates
100Cull and death rates below 5%
More points are given for greater frequency of contact and close management with cattle and closed herds.
50Does not have eyes on all animals every day, oversight from accredited 3rd party entities
Brands may receive extra credit for above and beyond transparency, or special practices not otherwise covered in the scorecard (see description for an explanation).
Extra credit