I am in Denver and re-writing this article at the last minute before the magazine goes to press. The excitement and quality of this year’s National Show in Denver has been very impressive. One of the major motivations of this re-write comes from the Yards Pen Show. The Shorthorn Pen Show was judged by a long-time Shorthorn enthusiast, Steve McGill, a past employee of ASA and Shorthorn Breeder.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.....
In the cattle business, this time of year is known as bull sale season; aka my favorite season on the cattle calendar. It is opportunity for seedstock producers to show off their genetics in hopes that their commercial customer base is impressed enough to, as the old adage goes, vote with their pocket books. It’s a chance to look across a breed and see what bloodlines are working to make quality commercial bulls. There will be many sleepless nights across the country, as bull sellers prepare and pray that there will be enough buyers (and enough dollars) to make their operation successful. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.....
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution? Any plans to keep it? Each year I set up one goal as my resolution and if you make it simple you too will succeed in accomplishing your resolution. If you haven’t set up your resolution, might I suggest that it is still not too late? One obvious resolution would be attending the Shorthorn Junior Nationals this summer in my home state of Wisconsin. Madison, Wisconsin…. is the place to be this summer and plans are already well on their way to make it a great experience for all the junior members.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.....


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