Meet The Interns: Lauren Barker

Hey Sure Champ Fans! I’m Lauren Barker and I am the Sure Champ Public Relations Intern for the summer. I’m from Monticello, Iowa, a small town in eastern Iowa where my family owns a small registered Angus herd, R&C Angus. I have been active in the agriculture industry since I was young. Right from the […]

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Meet the Interns: Jack Oattes

Hey Sure Champ Showmen! My name is Jack Oattes, and I’m extremely excited to serve as the new Sure Champ Sales Intern for the coming months! I hail from your neighboring country to the north – Cobden, Ontario, Canada to be specific. Although I may come from a different part of the world, I’m still quite […]

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8 Reasons Why Ag Careers are in Demand

8 Reasons Why Ag Careers are in Demand Employers struggle to find qualified candidates By Agcareers.com While agriculture is a multi-billion dollar industry that directly affects everyone in the world each day, employers still struggle to find candidates that are enthusiastic about the industry and need. According to USDA “between 2010 and 2015 there will […]

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Asking Questions Doesn’t Make You a Fool…

By, Jackie Lackey The Chinese Proverb reads, “He who asks a questions remains a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask remains a fool forever.” This concept, however, can be difficult for a generation who has been rewarded for answering questions correctly rather than asking the right questions (thank you standardized testing). It’s […]

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A Minor in Business Could be a Major Thing to Do

By, Rhonda McCurry Sometimes you have to get down to business. In the livestock world, there are many opportunities to focus on a segment of the industry you most enjoy. But, once a degree is earned it might also be necessary to know how to run an actual business. Whether a person majors in communications, […]

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Show Ring Lessons Pave the Way for Career

By, Rhonda McMurry Warren Mayberry is an ambassador for his company. As a governmental affairs director for DuPont, he is a fixture in State Capitols, industry conventions, socials and networking events. His territory covers seven states and he works diligently to connect with people in various levels of influence to promote the business of DuPont. […]

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