How Youth Programs Influenced One Exhibitor’s Life

Animal husbandry. Leadership. Public speaking. Compassion. Although these words might seem like a mismatched list at first glance, they are just a few of the traits that one young lady can attribute to her involvement in youth programs like 4-H and FFA. Catherine Stangl, Kingfisher, Okla., has been showing hogs competitively since she was just […]

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Mark That Card: Wether Dams

Thank you to our Sure Champ Ring Leader and former K-State Livestock Judging Team Member, Whitney Whitaker for providing placings and officials for this class. Placing: 2341 Cuts: 4-5-3 I like the wether dams 2341. The way 2 blends the right kind of power with incredible balance and structural integrity stamps her as pretty elite. […]

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5 Reasons it’s More than JUST a Livestock Judging Team

Any livestock judging enthusiast knows that the busy fall judging run is filled with many mixed emotions. Every contest that happens is filled with history and prestige, regardless of where you stand in the livestock judging ranks, and the stakes and pressure run high. Those in high school may be preparing to represent their state and chapters at the national contest level. Many […]

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Which Vita Charge® Product Should I Use?

When it comes to Vita Charge, we LOVE that we offer a product line the presents so much versatility in its form of application, making application easy depending on what you feel is best for you animal.  However, when there are that many options, knowing what is right for you might become complicated. One commonly […]

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How to Make a Smooth Transition

Bringing home new show animals and getting them settled in the barn is exciting for young exhibitors and their families. However, those feelings are not always shared with the livestock, as the animals more than likely are feeling stressed and anxious. They are in an unfamiliar environment with new people and other new animals. Livestock […]

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6 Steps to Successfully Break Your Calves

Summer is winding down, and the busy fall and winter show season is just around the corner. As older calves’ show careers come to a close, a new project is just beginning. Though you may want to jump right in and head to a show, your road to success starts at home. The manner in […]

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