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For Abby Scholz, a certification program has helped link the show ring to production agriculture.

Fostering a new generation of U.S. beef producers

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals provides an opportunity for young livestock exhibitors to prove they’re doing the right thing when it comes to animal health and well-being

Abby Scholz knows what she’s doing in the show ring. The high school senior from Bertrand, Nebraska, is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to beef conformation and showmanship and is a promising young advocate for the beef industry. Away from the show barns, she also knows what she’s doing when it […] Read more

Young woman is standing by a fence on a ranch with cattle in the distance


Straight from the hip with Brenda Schoepp

The recycling of board members in leadership roles has long been an issue for Canadian agriculture. The common complaint from those on the board or in the position of power is that there is no desire on the part of others to serve. We have all heard the conversation: “the young people won’t step up,” […] Read more