Fall 2015 Internship Opportunities

Internships are a great way to gain additional work experience and develop upon skills in your field of interest. While most internships tend to be offered during the summer, be sure to check out these opportunities that are offered during the fall, both short-term and semester long. American Royal Media Internship: Are you a writer, photographer, social media guru interested in new experiences and sharpening your media coverage skills? Interns will be responsible for covering all aspects of the American Royal, and will receive a $500 scholarship, lodging and experiences that can’t be gained in a classroom. Deadline is September ...Read More

Back to School Fashion from Southern Jewlz

  We asked Randa Yezak, owner of Southern Jewlz Boutique in College Station, TX, to give us the update on Back to School Fashion for the fall. Here are Randa's picks on the must-have items for guys and girls and some tips and trends to watch for when picking new items for your fall wardrobe. GIRLS The big trends this Fall will be pieces in a distressed, heather gray color, LOTS of fringe and asymmetrical hemlines. All things that feature a Boho and 70's feel! Here are a few examples of how these trends can come together in the perfect outfit! ...Read More

Mark That Card: Crossbred Bred Gilts

Scenario: Place these bred females as they are to function in a total confinement setting in North Central Iowa. The primary focus is to retain the top end of the females to substitute for an older set of sows. The firms goal is to keep soundness and build in mind. Visit Our Facebook Pave to Leave Your Placing

Children’s Books About Agriculture

The world of reading begins at a young age, giving children opportunities to explore anything from A to Z. We’ve put together a list of our favorite children’s books covering all aspects of agriculture, from farming and ranching to by-products and compassion for animals and others. Levi’s Lost Calf by Amanda Radke: Amazon review: New children’s author Amanda Radke, a fifth-generation South Dakota rancher, shows young readers what life is like on a cattle ranch in Levi’s Lost Calf. Young Levi rides out one morning to bring the cattle home from the pasture. After a head count, Levi is surprised ...Read More

Jr Spolight: Shayne Myers

Shayne Myers is from northern California, but most of her summers are spent in the Sandhills of Nebraska on her uncle and grandfather’s cattle operation, Hoffman Ranch. In fact, her favorite memories have been spending the summer with the family and crew in the show barn. Family is extremely important to Shayne. “I love to meet new people every year, build new relationships with them all and we all become family. Each and every day spent in there with them is memorable.” Shayne credits her Grandpa, Denny Hoffman, and her uncle, Jason Hoffman, for all of her success. They have ...Read More

Recipes from the Ranch: Sweet & Savory Summer Treat

By, Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen In Texas, the crazy floods have resulted in a severe drought now and just the chance at a rain shower is a welcome sight. We all run from one piece of shade to the next and pray for an end to the incredible heat and the coming of fall. Not much eases our spirit like ice cream at night when we’ve been in and out of the oppressive heat all day. This summer, blackberries were a bumper crop in our area of East Texas, so I decided to create a recipe for blackberry ice ...Read More