Brad Bateman

Mountain Area

Brad, in partnership with his three brothers, milks 7,500 cows and farms 3,500 acres, growing corn silage and small grain silage on a double crop rotation. The farm, Bateman’s Mosida Farms, started in 1972 with 120 cows. Brad, who is a fourth-generation farmer, began dairying in 1982. He has served on DFA’s Mountain Area Council since 2016, and he was elected to the Board of Directors in 2021. He has served on the Utah governor’s agriculture board, the Western States Dairy Producers Association since 1996 and on the Utah Dairy Association since 1994, also serving as a past president. The dairy received the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability award in 2016.