Team

Our network includes dedicated and experienced team members who live and work in the communities we serve and understand local conditions, practices and markets that impact your operation.

Working together, we are able to provide information about the latest research, management practices and nutritional formulations and supplements, enabling us to remain focused on producers like you.

Zeb Prawl

General Manager 

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Zeb brings a tremendous amount of livestock experience to AC Nutrition, especially in the areas of beef cattle production and nutrition. His broad knowledge of the beef industry and commercial feed business are unique assets for both us and our customers, and they position us to grow our business across the region.

With more than 20 years of experience, Prawl has an extensive animal nutrition background. Prior to joining AC Nutrition, he worked in a variety of roles for several companies in the feed industry. Past positions have included serving as a feed division manager and a director of nutrition, as well as working in specialty ingredient sales and as a nutritionist for a livestock consulting company.

Prawl earned his master’s degree in animal science from Oklahoma State University, with an emphasis on ruminant nutrition. He received his bachelor’s degree in agricultural business from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. 

John Langemeier

President

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John joined the AC Nutrition team in 2013. He is a native of Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska. He brings 30 years of experience in both the Feed and Animal Health Industries. He enjoys travelling, fishing, golfing and spending time with his wife, two sons and friends.

Jose Torres

Plant Manager

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Jose Torres, better known as Pepe, was born and raised in Juarez, Mexico.  He started working in manufacturing, focusing on production control and on-time delivery of product while still in Mexico before moving to Colorado in 1999.  Eventually, Pepe moved to New Mexico, and started working for AC Nutrition in 2014 as a bagger operator.  Since then, he has worked in most every capacity in the feedmill until being made Plant Manager in the spring of 2021.

In his spare time, Pepe loves to travel and go sightseeing with family.  He also enjoys a good game of pool to relax.

Brent Reed

Plant Manager

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Brent Reed transitioned to AC Nutrition, after working at our sister company, Bluebonnet Feeds, for over five years. He grew up in Stillwater, Oklahoma and began his career in the ag industry by working for commodity feed mills. His eleven plus years of experience with feed, ingredients and feed production make him a valuable addition to our team. Brent can be found managing the day to day mill operations at our Winters, Texas facility, helping with feed production and freight operations.

When he isn’t working hard, Brent enjoys having a pole in the water, getting some swings in at the golf course and spending time with his wife, Kayla, and three dogs. They are expecting their first born in April of 2021!

Steve Stephenson

Nutritional Consultant
NM, TX Panhandle

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Steve brings an extensive background in the beef cattle business to AC Nutrition.  Throughout his career, he has worked with all types of operations including cow/calf producers, backgrounding and stocker operations, and feed yards.  Prior to joining AC Nutrition, he has worked in different roles in the feed industry including serving as business unit manager, territory and regional sales manager, and production roles at all levels in a feed yard. He understands the beef production system and looks forward to working with producers to meet their herd production and profitability goals.

Steve earned his bachelor’s degree in Ag Business and Economics from West Texas A&M University. He enjoys spending time with his bride Sydney, and their 2 boys, Kade and Kreed, when not working. His hobbies include golfing and hunting with the kids and friends.

Charlie Penturf

Inside Sales Coordinator
TX

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Charlie recently moved over to AC Nutrition after 15 years in sales with Bluebonnet Feeds.

Charlie is responsible for inside sales at the AC Nutrition Winters, TX location. After graduating from Texas Tech University, he spent 35+ years in feed sales/nutrition and feed production, with the majority of those years spent in the West Texas livestock industry.