MAY/JUNE SHORTHORN COUNTRY

SHOW SYSTEM UPDATE, 2021 INTERNS, NATIONAL JUNIOR SHOW UPDATES

NEWS FROM THE CEO

We as Shorthorn breeders and livestock producers need to take note of actions currently taking place across the country, specifically in Colorado, that could have a major impact on animal agriculture nationwide. Colorado’s Governor, Jared Polis, proclaimed a “meat out” day in March which asked his constituents to give up meat for a day and thus promoted vegan products. The nationwide reaction of the cattle industry was immense with thousands of Facebook posts supporting beef – real beef – not fake meat products and supporting the ranching families that produce it. However, many of these supportive social media posts were only seen by other livestock producers as we have a habit of preaching to the choir.

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2021 SHOW SYSTEM ANNOUNCED

The excitement for our favorite season has finally reached culmination… Show Season has arrived! Over the last couple months, we have worked to secure show locations for the 2021-2022 Show Season. As mentioned previously, our goal is to highlight Shorthorn cattle and exhibitors at as many shows as possible. We are finally prepared to release our 2021-2022 ASA Show System. We hope that this system stands the test of time and all included shows come to fruition.

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THE RED, WHITE, ROAN SAFARI

Set back and buckle up as we get ready to board the Shorthorn Safari in Louisville, KY. As many of you know the National Junior Shorthorn Show is the best time of year and we have many fun new contests and fundraisers for attendees this year. The NJSS was voted 2020 Best of the Barns “most enjoyable junior nationals” so what do you say we make it happen again!

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