Jes Westbrock, manager and VicePresident of Melrose Feed Mill & Rothfork Associates, has been raised in the turkey industry all her life, but has been working full time in the industry for five years. Jes and her family raise approximately one million toms and some hens over 7 farms in Stearns County.
Issues important to Jes include biosecurity and animal welfare. She is also passionate about employee recognition, retention and educating the customer.
Jes is very active in the community, volunteering with the Melrose FFA Chapter and serving as a coach for the Holdingford Girls Swim Team. She is also active in speaking out to different groups about the turkey industry, through the Speak for Yourself Program and other various organizations.
Jes is married to Andy, and they have three children – Paige, Peyton and Parker. In her free time, Jes enjoys motorcycling, watching the kid’s sporting events, the lake, crafting and vacationing with family.