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Judging in January

2023 NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January Date: January 28, 2023 Location: E Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit, Raleigh, NC Age …

DMC Signup Available Through December 9th

USDA is currently accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2023 enrollment. This signup period enables producers to get …

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2022 Ultimate Showman Awards

The Spring Show-N -Go series offered shows for beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, and goats. These shows offered youth …

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