4 Tips to Successfully Breaking your Show Goat

We’re not kidding around when we say the competition in the goat show ring has really heated up over the years. Young exhibitors from coast to coast have taken to Boer goats, and their popularity has grown significantly.   The young kids might appear cute and somewhat friendly; however, they take the same time, diligence and patience […]

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The Importance of Reading a Feed Tag

Walk into any feed room in any barn, and what do you see? Rows of neatly stacked bags that look very similar. It doesn’t matter what species you are feeding; the differential is in the brand. One brand might be purple and black, another green and white and another tan and orange; but bag after bag will […]

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5 Tips for a Standout Resume

Spring is approaching, which means that now is the time to start thinking about summer internships to get involved with. Internships provide you with a hands-on experience in a potential field of interest. And they provide you your first taste of applying for a position and working in a professional environment and atmosphere. But applying and putting […]

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How to Prep to Win During a Pandemic

Getting your livestock show-ready can be challenging enough on a good year. Throw in the uncertainties of COVID-19, and the challenges and opportunities have seemed to multiply. Will the shows you targeted even happen? Will you be allowed to have help at the show? Fit or no fit? What about social distancing? Agriculture is a resilient field […]

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How to Hold Over Animals the Low-Stress Way

Summer shows may be coming to a slow down, but in another 60 to 90 days fall shows will be ramping up. Just 45 to 60 more days winter majors start. Have you thought about holding over one of your animals that wasn’t quite dialed in this summer for one of those fall or winter shows? […]

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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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