Mark That Card: Bred Sow Results

Bred Sow Official Results Provided by the 2016 Texas State Winning 4-H Team, Hansford County 4-H Livestock Judging Team 3-2-4-1 Cuts: 5-2-4 I like the breeding gilts 3241. I’m quick to find the female who’s got the functionality required for a good brood sow, but it’s her attractive and super cool look from the side that makes her […]

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Fall 2016 Internships and Opportunities

Fall means new opportunities and internships to grow your leadership skills. Check out this list we’ve put together, and let us know if there are others we should add. FarmHer Grow Conferences GROW is a series of events that will inspire and empower young women in agriculture to take an active role in the agriculture industry. These […]

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Tips for FFA Members on Breaking in their Blue Jacket

Wearing a crisp, blue corduroy jacket is a sign of membership for an FFA member. In some chapters, eager Greenhand members must earn the right to order their first FFA jacket, a sign that they belong to the nation’s largest youth agriculture organization. Maybe the young person saved money to pay for it themselves. Perhaps […]

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10 Things I Learned as a Sure Champ Intern

1. BioZyme is the company, Sure Champ is a product. A common misconception that we ran into was people calling us the Sure Champ interns. We work with brand lines of Sure Champ, Vita Charge, Vitalize and VitaFerm and all of those are under the supplement division of BioZyme Inc the company! 2. Don’t break […]

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How to Halter Your Show Calf

Your calf’s halter is like a steering wheel. It is a vital tool for both showing your calf and working with it every day. A properly positioned halter will allow you to safely and efficiently work with you calf. Use these tips to make haltering your show calf simple. Pick the right kind of halter You […]

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Healthy Foot Care in Swine

by Josh Brockman, Brockman Farms If you’ve hung around a show ring or spent anytime in livestock judging camps, clinics or contests, you’ve probably heard some of the following terms: “comfort,” “athletic,” “sure footed,” “when you judge them from the ground up,” the list could go on and on. To get down to it, most […]

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