Testimonial: . . . . [husband] left the banking business two years ag o this month and we have been in the cattle business full time since then. My dad wanted to quit running cattle so we were able to lease about 1500 acres of native grass pasture from him to
Comment/Question: . . . I enjoyed the course [many years ago in Australia] very much because it was such an eye opener. Handling cattle after that became a pleasure, I suppose not only for me but certainly also for the animals, instead of adversaries we became friends. I must thank
Comment: I’d just like to add this yet. Don’t give up encouraging someone that is having a hard time comprehending. There were days that I was so frustrated I didn’t ever want to see another cow. And then I’d think of what Bud says about watching the animals, they will
Comment: Good morning. I was really happy to read the last post you put on the website. It is the same experience we’re having here and I have really been wanting to thank you. Sorting pairs for different pastures this spring has been an real enjoyable experience and we always
Question: Ross did a great job on his essay. Do you know how he did? Answer: Not surprisingly, he didn’t place. Even though more and more “Individuals” are understanding the benefits of Bud’s methods of Stockmanship and Marketing, the “Livestock Industry” still isn’t ready for this.
Ross Wahlert is 16 years old and is one of our Stockmanship and Marketing students. He entered a National FFA Risk Management Contest with the following essay. Controlled Risks Risk Management is just one crucial part of the agriculture industry that must be understood. There are many risks involved in Agriculture,