How to Prepare for a Fun Junior National

Junior nationals are the summer highlight for many livestock exhibitors. It doesn’t matter the species or breed, these week-long events allow young people and their families to travel to a destination to show their livestock, participate in educational contests, discover new sites and make lasting memories with lifelong friends. A week-long event, often hundreds of […]

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How to Effectively Control Flies Around Your Livestock

  It doesn’t matter which species of livestock you show, it seems like the smallest creatures can be the biggest nuisance. Yes, those pesky flies like to invade our barns, bite at our animals and can carry diseases. With proper prevention including good nutrition, you can inhibit those little pests from invading your space. Flies […]

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Memories are Worth More than Buckles & Banners

Coming home from livestock shows with a collection of buckles and banners is rewarding. However, for 18-year-old Logan Rosenquist those are not what has made a lasting impression on him as he rounds out his showing career. Logan said he will take three more important assets with him as he nears graduation from Wylie High […]

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Ag Youth Share Gifts of Food, Fiber and Friendships

It’s supposed to be the “most wonderful time of the year,” but not everyone looks forward to the holiday season. For some, the loneliness becomes more apparent, while others don’t always have the financial means to provide for their family and loved ones. A 4-H member in Illinois and an FFA Chapter in California have […]

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Stock Show Christmas Wish List for the Family

We are excited to introduce our sixth annual Stock Show Christmas Wish List! Be sure to include these items in your letter to Santa and hopefully they will find their way under your tree on Christmas morning. Before the Banner :: The Complete Guide to Show Cattle – $49.99 Are you looking for the inside scoop […]

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Stock Show Christmas Wish List for Women

We are excited to introduce our sixth annual Stock Show Christmas Wish List! Be sure to include these items in your letter to Santa and hopefully they will find their way under your tree on Christmas morning. Cowhide Magnets :: Burlap Bovine – $9 each or 3 for $25 Bring the cowherd inside with these cowhide […]

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