Steve Dittmer is Executive Vice-President of the Agribusiness Freedom Foundation. He is the only person listed on their website.
A biographical note states that Dittmer "has nearly 30 years experience in management, marketing, and communications in the beef industry. He co-published CALF News magazine for nearly 20 years. His column, "Ruminatin,'" garnered a national following for gathering facts, analyzing situations and laying out implications and options for readers to digest. He emphasized the benefits of other industry sectors as partners rather than enemies and evaluation of everything in terms of the ultimate customer." 
"Past experience included beef council CEO, association communications director and small-time rancher. Was member of Beef Industry Council Advertising Committee that developed the first-ever beef industry national television ad campaign and industry's first Long Range Planning Committee," his biographical note states.
Dittmer has written op-ed articles on "liberal activist groups" targeting the beef industry
- "Steve Dittmer, AFF Executive Vice President", November 8, 2004.
- Steve Dittmer, "Cattle Editorial: R-CALF Puts Everyone On Tightrope Again", CattleNetwork, July 12, 2005.