William R. Adams

Chairman of the Board
Adams Land & Cattle, LLC  |  Broken Bow, NE

Bill Adams is one of the two major principals of Adams Land & Cattle, LLC one of the premier beef feedlot operations in the world. The other major principal is his brother, Jerry. Together, they serve as the Board Members of Adams Land & Cattle, LLC. 

Bill returned to Broken Bow to join the family farming and cattle business in 1974. The business has since grown from a 6,000 head backgrounding operation to a multi-location cattle feeding operation with a backgrounding network across North America. Bill has been involved with about every aspect of the business throughout the many years, transitioning from Vice President to President to his current role of Chairman of the Board.

Bill was born and raised in Broken Bow, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  He majored in agriculture economics and animal science and also took several classes in Ag Engineering. He received his Bachelor of Science in 1972. After graduation he joined the Nebraska National Guard, married Connie and worked in Lincoln until Connie received her degree in Elementary Education in the summer of 1974.

Bill and Connie have been married since 1973.  They have three children, Kelley, Matt and Jill, and four grandchildren.