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. NCBA Convention Internship: NCBA has an opportunity for students to assist with the Cattle Industry Annual Convention and NCBA Trade Show. This industry event boasts over 7,000 attendees and a trade show with more than 350 booths. NCBA intern positions provide a unique opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience and to interact ...Read More

Brain Power: Super Foods

As the old saying goes, "You are what you eat." Eating well not only powers your body, but is also a great way to keep your brain healthy. The brain requires nutrients just like the other organs in your body, and certain foods have been found to improve brain function and encourage focus and clarity. Here is our list of 10 super foods to keep you focused all the way through midterms and make your grey matter happy! Eggs: Start your day off "sunny side up" with eggs. Protein rich foods, like eggs, not only give you the energy you need to ...Read More

Decorating Your Dorm #StockShowLife Style

By, Kaitlyn Craft, Owner of Farmhouse Market Moving away from home for your first time can be very overwhelming! One of the many decisions you have to make is how to decorate your new place you will be living, which many times are small dorms or apartments. With small spaces, organization and creative storage is absolutely key. Many people feel that because the new space is small and confined there isn’t room to decorate. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many ways you can make your new space feel warm and cozy! If you are living in ...Read More

Proactive Approach to Pig Health

by Jason Lackey, Sure Champ Pig Specialist and Lackey Livestock Feeding pigs can become a complicated, often frustrating, process with all of the feed and supplement options available - but it shouldn’t be. One of the things I was taught at a young age was that when feeding livestock of any specie, you should keep it simple. The nutritionists who formulate these products are intelligent and have created rations and supplements designed to help you obtain specific results. All you have to do is understand HOW to use these products to maximize the potential of your project. Begin with a goal ...Read More

Brain Power: Getting in the Zone

Between school, practices, the barn and family and friends, it can feel like you have more to do than time to get it done. With all of these things taking up space in your brain, it can sometimes be hard to get in the zone. Use these five tips to stay focused and get important tasks like all that homework your English teacher assigned during the weekend of your next show! Step 1- Clear Your Mind A full brain can be a foggy brain, which makes it difficult to get things done. Before you tackle your list, take a moment ...Read More

What I Wish I Would Have Known…

Time is a great teacher - it gives us clarity and shows us what truly matters. As you begin this new chapter in your life as a college student, we only wish you the best of luck and are excited for what lies ahead. Here are those pearls of wisdom that come with time from industry leaders that have been there before you. “I wish I would have known just how many close friends I would make during college that supported our family through some really challenging times. The relationships that were developed during college, particularly through livestock judging, have been ...Read More

Mark That Card: Prospect Market Wethers Results

Prospect Market Wethers Official Results Provided by, Brandon Callis, Redlands Community College 2-4-3-1 Cuts: 3-4-3 I like the prospect market wethers 2431. In a class where quality is certainly not an issue, there’s still an outlier in the paint goat, not only for his look, but also for his added shape and dimension. The stout featured wether compliments his bold rib cage and undeniable width while still being balanced and attractive from the profile. With that in mind, I still appreciate what 4 has to offer, he’s a long patterned, square built wether that is longer and leveler in his pin set with ...Read More