In Their Show Box: Kayden Tanner

Some exhibitors have a lucky show stick, good luck show shirt or special lucky halter for their heifer. Others don’t leave home without their lucky comb or brush. But for 15-year-old Kayden Tanner, he says his luck comes in the form of hard work and guidance from above. “I don’t believe in luck. The harder […]

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In Their Show Box: Lexie Gibson

Lexie Gibson knows about working and spending countless hours in the barn. She has worked with her family to make breeding decisions over the years, and those decisions coupled with her dedication and endless effort made the Dixie National in Jackson, Mississippi, a supreme event for Lexie. The 17-year-old from Newton, Mississippi, said this was […]

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In Their Show Box: Mackenzie Malson

Mackenzie Malson has already kicked off 2017 trying new things. The 13-year-old from Parma, Idaho, recently exhibited at her first National Western Stock Show, a show her mom, Maggie said Mackenzie has not attended since she was two. “It’s a cool show with a lot of history, and I love history,” Mackenzie said with her […]

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5 Ways I Still Use Livestock Judging in My Career

by Tim Hammerich, AgGrad When I was a nine year old 4-H member my dad convinced me that I needed to learn how to judge livestock. He seemed convinced it was my only chance of playing a college “sport”. Turns out he was right, but what I got out of livestock judging was so much more than that. […]

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Top Sure Champ Posts of 2016

Another year has come to an end. In 2016 we covered everything from livestock judging classes to nutrition tips, how to videos and posts and stock show senior and wedding pictures. We’ve rounded up your favorite posts from 2016, and can’t wait to share more with you in 2017. Here is our list of your favorite […]

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In Their Show Box: Austin Pueschel

Austin Pueschel says that showing pigs is his favorite sport. After spending 11 years in the show ring, it’s no wonder he feels confident packing a show box. This Sturgis, Michigan native majors in agribusiness at Iowa State University and works for Win-Mor Farms. Pueschel travels to swine shows nearly every weekend and says there […]

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