Show Mom Perspective: How to Equip your Show Pig Project

Showing livestock becomes more competitive each year. And parents, beware. The necessary equipment and supplies probably seem a little different than when you showed. For excited pig showmen, the list might seem daunting for such a small animal, but we talked to seasoned stock show mom, Riley Ann Price, Snyder, Texas, and she broke her […]

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Students make 40-year Teacher Ag Proud

“A lot of ag teachers teach for a while and move on to other jobs, higher paying jobs. But I started at the top and stayed at the top. I truly believe there is no greater calling than that of a classroom teacher.” Those are the words from Kevin Frazier, who started his 40th year […]

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Ag Teacher Gives Advice on Commingling Show Prospects

For some people, getting new livestock show prospects is similar to seeing what is under the tree on Christmas morning. Families, students, advisors and teachers can and do spend countless hours studying young animals before deciding which ones to bring home to feed out for their respective show seasons. And then, they get them to […]

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Cattle Hair Care During Transitions

Summer is drawing to an end and for many this means transitioning from summer shows to the fall majors and state fairs. Changes in temperature and hair cycles can make it challenging to get the hair coat you want. There are many factors that go into a healthy hair coat that we can’t control, such […]

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Caring for the Community… FFA Chapter Helps Out With Holidays

The River Valley FFA Chapter is #AgProud and strives to share agricultural commodities with those who might otherwise have to go without each year around the holidays. The River Valley FFA Chapter from Yuba City, Calif., works each year to make the holidays brighter for nearly a dozen families. Although located in a highly-populated area, […]

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4-H Youth Show You’re Never Too Young to Make a Difference

Young 4-H members often recite a pledge prior to each meeting that declares, “I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, and my health to better living, for my club, my community, my country and my world.” However, one young lady leads her local 4-H club […]

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