The Blue Ribbon - Youth Livestock Projects
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
First Time Projects - Swine
Many times I have been asked, "What is the best first livestock project?" And the only response I can give is, "It depen...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Starting Over - Preparing for New Project Animals
It is officially fall and this means many state fairs have just finished, are in progress, or will be held in the near future. As excit...
Friday, July 21, 2017
How Cool Are Your Animals?!
It is 4 days until our county fair starts and we are in the midst of some high daily temperatures ranging from 95°F to 100°F. Too say t...
Friday, July 14, 2017
Sportsmanship for the Show Ring
In every competitive youth activity, there is an unspoken code of conduct we call sportsmanship. This includes the livestock show ring....
Friday, July 7, 2017
Show Ring Style - Making a Good Impression
I will not profess to being a style guru, but as someone who has judged in the show ring and stood along the fence at many more shows, ...
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