Feed is up, fuel is up, and our most precious commodity — time — is always ticking away. So, why do these youth and their families show livestock?
Cargill is promoting positive youth development with a renewed partnership with Canadian 4-H, investing over $450,000 into the program by 2024. The funding will focus on supporting programs across the board — from grassroots to provincial and national 4-H events and programs. Another $90,000 will directly support provincial 4-H organizations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and […]
Your time is valuable. You need to understand that. You need to set boundaries and only do things that are important to you with the precious time you have.
Baxter Black, nationally renowned cowboy poet, veterinarian, and storyteller passed away at the age of 77 after months in hospice care.
How to judge sheep and lambs: Look for the degree of muscling, degree of finish, balance and style, frame size, and soundness and structure — in that order.
As FFA advisors, local supporters, administrators, or the like, it’s our job to get our alumni and students connected to provide them with the opportunity to develop relationships that will grow our chapters.
One of my favorite barns to hang out in during livestock shows is the goat barn! Goats are so silly and fun, they come in so many shapes and sizes, and they always have big personalities. No two goats may look and act alike, but we can judge all dairy goats the same way. For […]
It’s hard to say everything that FFA advisors do to impact our lives, but here is what stands out about them — lessons and all — during my time in FFA.
Paul Lierz is the ag teacher and FFA advisor at Jackson Heights High School in Holton, Kansas, and his Philosophy of Life is profound.