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5 Ways to Be a Winner…In Life and In the Show Ring

By Sally Long There’s a famous quote that says…”Sit with the winners, the conversation is different…” We love this quote and recently I have done some reflecting on what my conversations with true winners have looked like: 1.     Winners don’t make excuses. So things didn’t go your way and you had a bad show. It is so easy to find blame in the judge, the setup, the situation and anything else that could possibly help explain the disappointment.  However, all of those things are out of your control as a competitor. Winners let go of the things they cannot control …

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10 Things You MUST Do in Kansas City

  The leaves are turning, the thermostat is dropping, and that means the start of what livestock kids have been patiently waiting all year for…FALL SHOWS! Over the next few weeks, over 10,000 exhibitors will be headed to the Kemper Arena to show at the American Royal. We know that for so many of you on Team Showbloom, these shows also double as a family vacation….so we came up with a few fun things that you have to do when you`re in Kansas City!     1) Watch the Steer Show! The Kansas City steer show has become known as …

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Scholarship quick tips

Millions of scholarship dollars are given out each year through breed associations, livestock shows, 4-H, FFA and other ag organizations. Taking advantage of these opportunities could be what prevents you from having student loan debt at the duration of your college career! At ShowBloom, we understand the importance of scholarships and awarding youth for their achievements. This year ShowBloom was able to award scholarships to some exceptional youth and feel there is no better investment. Free money is something everyone can get excited about; however, scholarship applications can quickly become overwhelming. Recently, we sat down with some scholarship experts and gathered …

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The scoop on VFD

As the January 1, 2017 deadline for the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) nears, veterinarians, producers and feed mills begin the transition to new compliance rules. Good news for ShowBloom customers, the all-natural supplement can still be fed to all species with no additional documentation needed.   In short, VFD will help regulate that all medications in feed and those that are water-soluble will require producers and feeder to have a signed form by a veterinarian familiar with their operation. Producers will work with their veterinarian to complete the form which includes: the producer’s name and address, the …

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Start your calves off RIGHT!

All across the country, barns back in full swing after the summer show season. Whether you are still gearing up for a state fair, on the hunt for next year’s show calf or somewhere in-between, one thing is for certain—you need to take the ShowBloom Challenge.   The ShowBloom Challenge is simple – just feed ShowBloom for 90 days and you’ll see the “bloom” of good nutritional health and achieve their full potential. We guarantee you will see the results ShowBloom has been producing since 1983. Once those 90 days are up, you will want to continue feeding ShowBloom through …

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Tips for Scholarship Success

School is right around the corner, which can only mean one thing…so are scholarship deadlines! Youth growing up in agriculture are lucky to have numerous opportunities to earn scholarships though breed associations, livestock shows, FFA, 4-H and many more. Free money is something everyone can get excited about; however, scholarship applications can feel a little overwhelming from time to time. At ShowBloom, we understand the importance of scholarships and awarding youth for their achievements. This year ShowBloom was able to award scholarships to some exceptional youth and feel there is no better investment. Recently, we sat down with some scholarship experts …

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Judges Divulge 10 Secrets to Winning Showmanship

Most times when you lead livestock into the ring, the judge’s job is to evaluate your livestock. However, when competing in a showmanship contest, it’s not the confirmation of your animal that’s under scrutiny, but you. Showmanship is a tough contest, but an important one, as the better showman you are, the better you can make your animal look when it counts. At ShowBloom, we understand the importance and value of Showmanship competitions and are proud to sponsor the showmanship series at Belt Buckle this summer in Texas. We sat down with the contest judges to see what they are …

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We love Culver’s

  We love Culver’s,   As a company serving farmers for over 135 years we love to promote and support organizations that understand and support American agriculture and the American farmer and ranchers. That’s why we love Culver’s restaurants. They have a great campaign, “Thank You Farmers” which salutes and appreciates farmers and ranches. They have donated millions of dollars to support the National FFA organization and most recently they raised and donated nearly $20,000 to support students that needed help purchasing their own FFA jacket. Culver’s press release stated, “This jacket is more than just something students wear; it’s representative of the …

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5 Reasons to Start Feeding ShowBloom Now!

You will see the difference! Results guaranteed – Take the ShowBloom Challenge!  You’ve put a lot of effort into selection, fitting, feeding, and going to the right show, but winning against tough competition, and achieving the full genetic potential of your animal requires an edge. ShowBloom can help! ShowBloom has proven for years to help produce winners in the show ring and has given champion after champion the edge needed to achieve the winning results. ShowBloom can be added to any animal feed for added performance and profitability. 1. It’s not just a pre-show supplement Start feeding ShowBloom as early …

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EIEIO: Feed Industry Favorites

By Dr. Angela Mays, PhD Interested in the animal feed industry? This month’s EIEIO highlights a few of Emmert’s favorite feed industry websites. From pet food to livestock feed there is a broad range of information and articles available on the web. Below are just a few! Take time to browse and read about what is going on in the industry by clicking on the Feedstuffs link. Or learn about the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the important role they play in the industry. Lastly, are you interested in research and education in the feed industry? Check out IFEEDER …

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