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A History of Hard Work: Weaver Leather Livestock

In 1973, when Harry and Sarah Weaver opened a shoe repair business from their garage, they might only have imagined the success of their brand. Back then they provided quality leather products and today their namesake company offers livestock show supplies. The main constant at Weaver Leather has always been to meet, then exceed, customer expectations. Harry was known for being a hands-on, work-on-a-shoestring type of guy. He honed his ability to make an ordinary piece of leather into an extraordinary product and this type of work ethic has placed the company into equine, livestock, leather supply, arborist and pet ...

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Top 5 Ag Communications Jobs

  We’ve searched far and wide for some of the best Ag Communications job listings from around the nation. For those of you looking for a good job these are some great opportunities. Communications Director North Dakota Stockmen’s Association “The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and creative professional with communica- tion experience and a livestock background to direct the organization’s communication efforts. Major tasks will include the production of the NorTh DAkoTA STockMAN magazine, public relations campaigns and lobbying support. This is a full-time position with the successful applicant working out of the headquarters office in ...

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Girls Denim Fit Guide

  We’re all beautiful in each of our shapes and sizes, but what looks best on us varies. Find your perfect fitted jeans that are appropriate for the show ring with the help of our fit guide and even a few styles that we’ve picked out.   BKE Wendi Stretch Jean http://www.buckle.com/bke-wendi-stretch-jean/prd-48665BK10181/sku-8771912531 BKE Harper Boot Stretch Jean http://www.buckle.com/sku-1111482831?cm_vc=BN_JeansThumbnail 7 for All Mankind “Dojo” http://www.zappos.com/7-for-all-mankind-dojo-in-midnight-new-york-dark KUT “Kate” http://www.zappos.com/kut-from-the-kloth-kate-lowrise-bootcut-in-certain-certain Flying Monkey Flare http://www.buckle.com/flying-monkey-flare-stretch-jean/prd-73910K7379/sku-1136202534   ...

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Top 20 #stockshowlife Moments of the Month

These are the top 20 #stockshowlife moments of July! @havengig @andiferris Hereford Junior Nationals Highlight Video @MSUAgGirl Beth Oliver @jancebooker @lil_bit_of_fit   The Ohio State Fair is taking place this week! Be sure to check back for show resluts on DRIVE.  @StephWlascinski @tiannavalerio @tarahbelle930 Weaver Leather Livestock ‘Selfie” Contest Winner @BaileyJanae80 @meghancall15   Fair Food @madelinelmoore @lizzie_raymond @Kendra_Gabriel   Junior Nationals are coming to a close, but state fairs are starting to kick off! @leximarek @LegacyLivestock         ...

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Building a Legacy: Shaffer’s Goldrush

Love what you do and do what you love. This epitomizes Terry Shaffer’s life. He has the heart and soul of a person passionate about the show pig industry. His contagious enthusiasm has been passed along to his daughters Aimee and Lynsee, who are both involved with Shaffer Goldrush, a show pig industry leader born out of the Shaffer swine production operation located near Albany, Indiana. It started slowly with Terry’s father, Clyde Shaffer Sr., who started modestly with five Duroc gilts and rented farm in the early 1960s. Clyde subsidized his swine and farming start up by working in ...

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