Authenticity is the Gateway to Sharing Your Ag Story

Kylee Deniz didn’t always dream of being a social media expert. In fact, she was very involved on her family’s alfalfa farm growing up outside of Denver, Colorado. She was also heavily involved in showing pigs and cattle while competing in livestock judging through 4-H and FFA. It isn’t until she graduated from high school and received her Black Hawk […]

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Stick to the Basics When Selecting your Show Goat Prospect

  Showing market goats has grown in immense popularity during the past two decades. As the competition has become more popular, the number of high-quality breeders has increased and the quality of show wethers has improved as a result of that. But, what should you look for in a show goat that can get you to the […]

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Jackpot Shows: 4 Reasons they’re MORE than a Weekend Trip

Competitive nature and livestock enthusiast are two terms that go hand in hand. During the winter and early spring, this is on full display as livestock exhibitors travel up and down the state and across the country to attend jackpot shows. For consecutive weekends, livestock families pull to shows, spend their time bundled in layers, […]

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Letter of Thanks to the Livestock Industry

Our fast-paced society often doesn’t leave extra time for reflection on the little things in life that bring us the most joy and happiness. As agriculturists and livestock raisers, we know this all too well. Amongst farming, feeding and caring for livestock, daily chores, traveling to shows and our daily lives, it seems there isn’t […]

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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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