Rank #1: Episode 1 - Trent Johnson - Greeley Hat Works - From Greeley, CO
In our debut episode we sit down with Trent Johnson of Greeley Hat Works, Greeley, CO. Topics covered include building a business, mowing lawns, parenting, wives, US Presidents, rockstars, working cowboys, international travel, skate boarding, surfing, boots and of course, hats.
Rank #2: Episode 29 - Jojo Carrales - HeartBrand Beef
Passionate about cattle and dedicated to improving the beef industry, JoJo Carrales oversees cattle operations for HeartBrand Ranch. A graduate of Texas A&M University in animal sciences he earned his Master’s in Animal Physiology before beginning his career with Texas A&M Extension. He joined the HeartBrand team in 2009 and manages the HeartBrand buyback program (link to page) and ranch personnel. His leadership has helped grow and develop the HeartBrand herd to where they are now proud to be able to offer high-quality seedstock to other breeders.
Rank #3: Episode 28 - Chris Shivers - Infinity Cattle Services
Rank #4: Episode 5 - Wes Tiemann - Missouri Cattlemen's Association
We visit with Wes Tiemann of the Missouri Cattlemen's Association about breed associations, judging teams and getting started in the beef business.
Rank #5: Episode 20 - Dr. Joe Massey - Digital Beef
Dr. Joseph Massey is the Co-Founder of DigitalBeef, LLC® and serves as the CEO. Dr. Massey has over 30 years of experience starting and retooling technology-based agriculture companies. Dr. Massey founded Granada Genetics, an embryo transfer company, in the late 70’s that became one of the world largest suppliers of embryos and embryo transfer services. Dr. Massey co-founded Genmark Inc., a DNA-based company that developed the first DNA parentage test for cattle and other animals which is still the basis of today’s parentage test. Dr. Massey has also served 8 years with the International Brangus Breeders Association where he assisted in the restructure of the association and launched the Genetic Performance Solutions (GPS). Dr. Massey can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rank #6: Episode 11 - Luke Bowman - Select Sires, Inc
We had a chance to catch up with Luke Bowman recently at the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention in Fort Worth, TX. Luke is Beef Public Relations and Communications Coordinator at Select Sires Inc. Check out www.SelectSiresBeef.com Visit our website at www.beefpros.com Follow us on Twitter @theBeefPros Like us on Facebook Subscribe on iTunes
Rank #7: Episode 22 - Lee Alford, III - Alford Cattle Co. - Caldwell, TX (Part 2)
Rank #8: Episode 21 - Lee Alford, III - Alford Cattle Co. - Caldwell, TX (Part 1)
Rank #9: Episode 26 - Dr. Bob Weaber - Kansas State University (Part 1)
Bob Weaber’s nationally recognized extension programming has resulted in more than 145 publications and more than $13 million from 42 awards of grants and gifts for research and extension programming. Weaber’s extension program leadership has been recognized with MU Provost’s Innovative Extension Programming by New Faculty, the MU CAFNR J.W. Burch State Extension Specialist Award, and the Beef Improvement Federation’s Continuing Service Award. Weaber grew up on a cow-calf operation in southern Colorado and went on to earn a BS in animal science followed by a Master of Agriculture degree in the Beef Industry Leadership Program at Colorado State University. He completed his doctoral studies in the Animal Breeding and Genetics Group at Cornell University. While there, he served as the Interim Director of Performance Programs for the American Simmental Association for three and a half years. Previously, Weaber was Director of Education and Research at the American Gelbvieh Association. Bob, his wife, Tami, and their young children, Maddie, Cooper and Wyatt, reside near Wamego, KS.
Rank #10: Episode 12 - Clint Berry - Superior Livestock & Allied Genetic Resources
Clint is a fifth generation cattleman, whose family operates in southern Missouri and west Texas. His experience within the industry includes steps along the entire supply line, providing the advantage of a wide angle vision of how beef moves from the pasture to the plate. Clint worked as an inspector on the kill floor for IBP (now Tyson) in NE, was a pen rider for Prairie Livestock, Inc in MS, and developed a Red Angus seedstock program and customer base in MO. Prior to joining Allied Genetic Resources, Clint served as Commercial Marketing Director of the Red Angus Association of America, working with commercial bull customers, seedstock suppliers, feedyard partners and industry professionals. Clint works as a representative for Superior Livestock in addition to his responsibilities with Allied Genetic Resources. He graduated from Missouri State University with a BS in Animal Science and stays active in the industry by serving multiple cattlemen's associations including NCBA, TSCRA and MCA. Check out http://www.SuperiorLivestock.com as well as www.AlliedGeneticResources.com Visit our website at www.beefpros.com Follow us on Twitter @theBeefPros Like us on Facebook Subscribe on iTunes