Day: October 1, 2017
By Michael J. Martin, Ph.D., and Kellie Jo Enns, Ph.D., Colorado State University
The CoBank Center of Agricultural Education at Colorado State University (CSU) opened in 2015 on the Agricultural Research, Development and Educational Campus (ARDEC) in north Fort Collins.
By Michael J. Martin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Agricultural Education, and Kellie Jo Enns, Ph.D., Association Professor in Agricultural Education, Colorado State University The CoBank
By Larry Stalcup
Joe Paschal was still catching his breath at his Corpus Christi office on Sept. 12. He deserved a breather. The beef cattle specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension was and remains part of a dedicated team that virtually dropped everything to try and save cattle…
By Stephenie Wolf, Contributing Editor
Opportunities abounded this year to make a difference in the lives of numerous young people at the 2017 Spicer Gripp Memorial Roping in Hereford, Texas. Skills in areas such as organization, mathematics, delegation, communication and teamwork are taught as area young people are encouraged to work alongside the directors of the event.
By Terri Licking, Contributing Editor
The AKSARBEN Calf Challenge Program, held annually in conjunction with AKSARBEN Stock Show, provides 4-H youth an opportunity to showcase their knowledge of the beef industry and their ability to raise a market steer. Steers are provided by the AKSARBEN Foundation and awarded to youths chosen through an application and skill-a-thon process.
Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Annual Convention Addresses Workings in Washington, Disaster Plans, State Checkoff
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor From recent victories for cattlemen in Washington, D.C., to the need for more checkoff dollars for beef research and promotion,