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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Back to School – Stock Show Style

Summer has flown by, and it’s already time to get your backpacks packed and head back to school. We’ve put together a list to add a little stock show flair to your everyday school supplies. Stock Show Boutiques Back to School line: From lunch bags to pencils and notebooks, Stock Show Boutique offers a variety […]

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Eating Healthy on the Road

While traveling to shows and spending long days in the barn, the last thing on your mind is eating healthy or watching calories. The constant rush from sun up to sun down makes it easy to grab fast food at the fairgrounds, or not even eat at all, which can make you feel worse. Here […]

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