Tag: FFA

Dodge RAM pays Super Bowl tribute with “So God made a Farmer”

The Super Bowl is the most watched television event of the year. By some estimates, more than half of the country watches the game. Many are just as excited, if not more, to see the commercial break ads that air during the broadcast. This year, Dodge RAM used their ad space to declare 2013 the […]

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Youth Livestock Skills Competition

Earlier this week I told ya about all of the fun we had in the show ring at the Tennessee Junior Livestock Expo, but there was another competition at the event. Raising and showing livestock involves many more skills outside of the show ring. This includes subjects like health, nutrition, handling, and of course knowing […]

Cattle at the Tennessee Junior Livestock Expo

Last week was a busy one for the cattle show folks here in Tennessee. We were in Murfreesboro, TN all week for the first week of the 41st annual Tennessee Junior Livestock Exposition (web,¬†Facebook). Week 1 is all about the cattle. Week 2 is all about the sheep. It was a busy week for those […]

AgProud: Kentucky Farm Mom Wanda Quiggins

Ask someone involved in farming and agriculture what is most important to them. Likely, most of those responses will include family. Wanda Quiggins, 4th generation beef and tobacco farm mom, takes a moment to share why she is proud to be a part of Agriculture and why youth involvement and agriculture education is so important. […]

AgProud: Illinois Agriculture Education

It’s National Teach Ag Day, and here’s my second Agriculture Educator sharing why she is Agriculture Proud. Kathy Novotney is an Illinois educator. Have you thanked and Ag teacher today? This is part of my month-long series highlighting the diversity of Agriculture. Are YOU Agriculture Proud? Growing with two parents as teachers, high school math […]

Sharing My Passion With New Mexico FFA Students

Nothing but my best. Last week I told you about my trip to New Mexico where I had the opportunity to teach elementary and middle school youth about Agriculture. During this trip I also had the privilege of being the FFA banquet guest speaker. Even though this was a first for me, I had to […]

Caleb is AgProud and Ag-Thankful

Sometimes I forget what it would be like to be a first-generation Aggie. I grew up on the ranch, my dad the same, and the other Goodmans before him. Because of that there is probably a lot I miss, or maybe do not notice. But I wouldn’t give my raising on the ranch for the […]

The Future Of Farming

I’m sure you have seen the show Dirty Jobs featuring Mike Rowe and is adventures diving into some of the “dirtiest” jobs Americans tackle on a daily basis. Have you checked out his website mikeroweworks.com, or more specifically his blog on Farming, Fishing, and Food? It’s something to check out if you haven’t. Back in […]

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