Show Up or Show Out

A feature on the competitive nature of livestock showing for the youth that participate.  After spending a few weeks in the show and commercial livestock industry, my understanding of the industry has shifted drastically. The focus on enriching the youth is incredible. There’s a strong desire to foster independence, creativity and all-around capability in children starting early.  I chatted with many youngsters over coloring pages and temporary tattoos at the BioZyme® Inc. booth. I […]

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Ovine and Bovine and Porcine, Oh My!

A deep dive into my experience at livestock shows coming from a non-agriculture background.  As a Midwesterner, agriculture is not far removed from my daily life. My dad is in the produce industry, and my family has ties to small farms in Missouri and Oklahoma. I can’t even run an errand without passing corn fields, grazing cattle or at the very least, […]

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Summer Opportunities

Summertime means warm sunny days, late nights in the barn preparing for summer shows and for many, no school. Yet even if you aren’t in the classroom every day, there are still chances to learn and grow as individuals. Summer is the perfect time to look for opportunities, whether it be a summer job, an […]

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Sure Champ Public Relations Internship

Program Objective: To provide a variety of experiences related to the feed and livestock nutrition business, both in an office and field setting.  Eligibility:  – Applicants should be entering their junior or senior year of college. – Applicants must be an agriculture major; preference will be given to agricultural communications majors. – Proficiency in Adobe […]

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Sure Champ Sales Internship

Program Objective: To provide a variety of experiences related to feed sales and livestock nutrition in, both an office and field setting. Eligibility: – Applicants should be entering their junior or senior year of college. – Applicants must be an agriculture major – Prior sales and nutrition experience will be an asset. – Must be […]

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Internship Opportunity with National Junior Angus Association

The National Junior Angus Association has announced new internship program. In addition to their summer internship, a second internship will begin in January 2013 and run through Summer 2013. A prefect opportunity for those December graduating seniors that might not quite be ready to enter into a full-time position.  AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION  Junior Activities Department  […]

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