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Livestock Project Investment Ideas :: Build Your Nest Egg

You put in countless hours in the barn and your hard work has paid off. You were able to get the slap, the banner and hopefully for some of you a significant boost to your bank account that will benefit you for years to come. Given the current market environment, what are some options to maximize your potential returns? Next year’s project – What could be more exciting than the successful run you had this year? Doing it all over again next year. Always keeping in mind that your eye for the next great one should never outpace your pocket ...

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Hunger for Humanity: Norman Borlaug

Although Norman Borlaug acquired many awards in his life – a Nobel Peace Prize, Congressional Medal and 55 different honorary doctorate degrees, to name a few – he never wanted fame. He just wanted to feed people. The first time Norman Borlaug ever saw hunger was when he left his boyhood Iowa agricultural community for the city life of Minneapolis to attend the University of Minnesota. It was in the early ’30s during the height of the Great Depression. The long, winding lines of people begging for food and the riots when there wasn’t enough to feed everyone shocked his ...

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Youth Spotlight: Codi Perkins

Codi Perkins is the 15-year-old daughter of Chad and DeAnn Perkins, and is currently a sophomore at Zephyr High School. She is a very involved and active student that participates in just about everything from cross-country to FFA and even football management. Most importantly according to Codi she is a stock show kid. Codi’s little brother Cade was born in February of 2008 with Down Syndrome and since then has had many ups and downs including being diagnosed with leukemia in 2011. Cade has been a continuous source of motivation for her and her family.    What are some of ...

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What’s After Graduation?

Choosing a major and college that fit you. What’s after graduation? It’s a question high school seniors hear often, but that doesn’t make the answer easy. There are a lot of choices to make. Assuming you’re choosing to continue your education, there are hundreds of schools and fields of study to consider. How do you choose the options that will best set you up for success? Compare When it comes to selecting a school, Jason Headrick, director of student relations for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Kentucky, advises students to seriously compare 2-3 schools. ...

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Fashion Frenzy Pick Your Fav: Necklace

Yes, we know it’s a hard choice, but let us know which necklace is your favorite in the comments below. Your comment will enter you to win two front row tickets to the 2014 “If the Crown Fits” Southern Jewlz Fashion Show in College Station, Texas, on May 3.   1. Medina Maiden Necklace – $26.95 2. Sookie Sookie Esmerelda Necklace – $48.95 3. Copper and Crystal Arrow Necklace – $38.95 4. Angel in Disguise – $48.95   ...

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