2015 Summer Internship Opportunities

BioZyme Inc.®, maker of VitaFerm® and Sure Champ®, is offering two paid summer 2015 internships. Each internship will provide the selected candidate with a variety of experiences related to the livestock nutrition business, in both an office and field setting. VitaFerm Sure Champ Public Relations Internship This internship will offer incoming college juniors and seniors the opportunity to promote Sure Champ’s brand through our junior national sponsorships, social media, video production and photography. Applicants must be an agriculture major; agricultural communications majors will be given preference. Strong writing and communications skills, the ability to work under pressure and attention to ...Read More

Mark That Card: Gelbvieh Bulls Judging Class

  Below is additional information to help you in placing the class. Once you have determined the placing, comment on our Facebook post. We will post the official placing and reasons to Facebook on January 26, 2015.             If you are interested in the judging program at Redlands Community College, visit their website at: https://www.redlandscc.edu/node/1240/

Recipes from the Ranch: Cold Weather Comfort Food

By, Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen Happy New Year! It is hard to believe it’s 2015. I can remember thinking how ‘old’ my husband and I would be at this point, and honestly it’s looking younger every day! What a fun year it’s been and I am truly looking forward to the one ahead. January is one of my favorite times of the year around our ranch. It’s a busy time for us with the Fort Worth Stock Show in full swing the last two weekends of the month. We are all pretty crazy with work, school and especially that ...Read More

Make Your Own Luck Supplemental Guide

Thank you for participating in our Make Your Own Luck Show Clinic. If you happened across this blog post and have not yet been to one of our clinics, be sure to check out upcoming dates in the right sidebar of the blog or on our social media sites. Below are links to some additional information and articles that build upon the things you learned in the clinic. As always, we are here to help so don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need further assistance. If you are interested in hosting your own Make Your Own ...Read More

Stock Show DIY Trailer Heater

A portable heater can be a great tool to have in your trailer while showing in winter months. It can be used to keep a trailer that is not climate-controlled warm while waiting in line to check in at a show or to keep you warm in the barn. Here are three easy steps to make your own stock show trailer heater. Step One: Purchase your supplies There are just three items needed for this project. A propane tank, a propane radiant tank-top heater (approx. $50 at any local hardware store) and a plastic milk crate.   Step Two: Connect ...Read More

The Benefits of Using a Medicator with Liquid Boost

By Jason Lackey, Sure Champ Pig Specialist Without question, one of the most commonly asked questions I receive throughout the year is, “What medication(s) can I give to prevent my pigs from getting sick?" Obviously, there is protocol upon arrival that can aide in a healthier project throughout the feeding phase. However, since I’ve begun recommending my feeders place medicators in their barns, questions about sickness, appetite loss and growth problems have all together subsided substantially. For those who don’t know, medicators are a “reliable, easy way to medicate your livestock drinking water accurately and with minimal maintenance.” These small ...Read More

Sure Champ on the Web in 2014

Thank you to all of our visitors and followers that visited the Sure Champ blog or interacted with us on our social media channels this past year. We are excited to continue to share great content with you in 2015! For now, here is a wrap up of some of Sure Champ's best of the web for 2014. MOST POPULAR BLOG POSTS OF 2014 5. Best Livestock Apps We know you love to stay connected to the livestock world and to use technology to make life easier. We enjoyed doing the research to help you find the best apps for the job.   4. Summer ...Read More