Thanksgiving: Rooted in Agriculture, Family, Tradition

In today’s fast-paced world filled with busy schedules, it sometimes seems like it takes extra effort to gather with friends and family for a day of rest and reflection. However, nestled between the costumes and candy of Halloween and the bright bows and lights of Christmas, most people find one Thursday in November to sit […]

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Stock Show Christmas Wish List

It seems like marketers and retailers start promoting the holidays earlier and earlier each year. In some stores, you can do your school supply shopping, buy your Halloween costume and deck your halls with new Christmas garland all in the summer heat of August. But, for those of you looking for something extra special for […]

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Increasing Energy with Fat is Balancing Act

Balancing your rations for your show livestock projects takes practice and a knowledge of what feedstuffs impact the animals in different ways. You want your calf, lamb, goat or pig to grow, develop lean muscle shape and stay structurally sound all while staying on feed from the time you get your project until they reach […]

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Show Mom Perspective: How to Equip your Show Lamb Project

For veteran cattle exhibitor-turned-show-mom Tiffani Stadtmiller, the lamb barn was new territory when her daughter McKenzie started showing lambs at just 4-years-old. But the mother-daughter duo has learned a lot in the last nine years, and Tiffani’s best piece of advice is: never be afraid to ask questions. “I think it’s pretty cool that she’s […]

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How to Efficiently Exercise your Show Lambs and Goats

The purple banner. It’s every showman’s goal to walk out of the show ring with the royal purple banner, the sign of a champion. But that banner isn’t given freely. It takes work, dedication and the knowledge and effort of a proper nutrition and exercise regimen. In Dayton, Pa., there is a 13-year-old who has […]

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