Getting Involved Provides Opportunities to Grow

  For Cody Jensen taking chances and getting involved has opened many doors. One of the biggest doors opened for this young Kansas native when he decided to run for the National Junior Hereford Board, a decision he made at the last minute, and was elected. Through his involvement on the board, he eventually was […]

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Mark That Card: Brown Swiss 2 Year Old Cow Results

Thank you to the Korth Family for providing the class and to Mary Mackinson Faber, Mackinson Dairy Farm for providing the official placings and reasons. To view more livestock judging classes click here. Placing: 1-4-2-3 Cuts: 2-5-2 I place this class of Brown Swiss 2 yr olds 1-4-2-3. A handy winner for me, 1 has an advantage […]

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Overcoming the Commingling Conundrums

If you are a parent, you understand about the ‘back to school sniffles’ and even though most kids return to school in the heat of summer, they are likely to show up with some type of cold or congestion within the first few weeks of school. They are in a new, enclosed environment with countless […]

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Make a Difference; Teach Ag

So, you think you might want to teach agriculture? Maybe you have been inspired by your current or former ag teacher. Perhaps you have a passion for ag and want to share that with others. National Teach Ag Day is September 21, and we’ve reached out to two agriculture educators to get their perspectives on […]

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Brothers use Fair Proceeds to Give Back to Boy Fighting Batten Disease

“To make the best better” is the long-time motto that young people enrolled in 4-H clubs across America have been reciting for generations. And in Rock County, Wisconsin, at the recent 4-H livestock sale, two brothers decided to contribute some of their sale proceeds from their livestock projects to help find a cure for their […]

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Anxious Animals :: Reducing Stress in Your Show Animals

Your palms are sweaty and your mouth is dry. It’s your first time giving a speech in front of a crowd this big. You’re prepared, but your anxiety rises and your stomach flips and flops as you walk on the stage with all those spotlights shining on you! Or think about when you started a […]

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