Summer Opportunities Available for Livestock Enthusiasts

Time flies when you’re having fun! And it seems like summer will be here before you know it. For many young people that means a break from school, some time at the pool or lake or earning extra money with summer jobs. For livestock kids, add in junior nationals, county fairs, leadership camps and anything […]

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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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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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5 Ways I Still Use Livestock Judging in My Career

by Tim Hammerich, AgGrad When I was a nine year old 4-H member my dad convinced me that I needed to learn how to judge livestock. He seemed convinced it was my only chance of playing a college “sport”. Turns out he was right, but what I got out of livestock judging was so much more than that. […]

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5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of National FFA Convention

Being a state FFA officer is like having a full-time job. The reward, however, comes not in the form of a paycheck but rather in the tremendous feeling of goodwill and the exceptional connections made with people passionate about agriculture. Stetson Ellingson takes his state FFA officer job seriously. He currently serves as vice president […]

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Getting Connected: How Two BioZyme Employees Found Their Niche

Meeting the right people at the right time is a gift. Most often it’s a gift where the benefits are realized later. That is how it works in business. Personal relationships can make all the difference when trying to find the ideal career. For two BioZyme staff members, meeting Bob and Lisa Norton was a […]

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