Meet the presidential rank award winner, a cattle expert who sometimes gets cowpies on his boots.

Americans like their beef. One reason it’s a popular protein option is because the industry generally produces a safe product. One reason for *that* is the work of my next guest. He’s the associate administrator of the Agricultural Research Service, a nationally recognized expert on cattle health, and now the recent winner of a Presidential Rank Award. Dr. Steven Kappes joined the Federal Drive.