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 22 - Lee Alford, III - Alford Cattle Co. - Caldwell, TX (Part 2)
Rank #3: Episode 3 - Ben Spitzer & Garrett Thomas - Beef Pros Podcast - From Marshall, MN
In our third episode, Ben and Garrett discuss the genesis of the Beef Pros Podcast from Marshall, MN. Topics covered include ranching, breed associations, sale management, life stories, the Dan Patrick show and the future of the Beef Pros Podcast.
Rank #4: 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 #5: Episode 18 - Border Ranching with Dean Fish & Dan Bell
Episode 18 - Border Ranching with Dean Fish & Dan Bell
Rank #6: 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 email@example.com.
Rank #7: Episode 21 - Lee Alford, III - Alford Cattle Co. - Caldwell, TX (Part 1)
Rank #8: Episode 4 - Dr. Dustin Dean - From the 2016 NCBA Convention, San Diego, CA
In our fourth episode, Ben and Garrett visit with Dustin Dean of Primera Beef. Topics covered include west and south Texas ranching, internships, dairies, FFA, Governor Bush, genetics, reproduction and horse wrecks. Find out more about Dustin at www.PrimeraBeef.com
Rank #9: Episode 9 - Marty Ropp - Allied Genetic Resources (Part 2)
Marty Ropp is founder and executive officer of Allied Genetic Resources. Originally from Normal Illinois, the current home office of Allied, Marty grew up in the swine seedstock business but left Illinois in 1982 to pursue his college education in Kansas. There, he received a B.S. from Kansas State University and followed with a M.S. from the University of Missouri. Marty also coached the Livestock and Meat Animal Evaluation teams of the University of Missouri during his five year teaching tenure there. He then held positions as University Extension (Regional Livestock Specialist) for the University of Missouri, and then Michigan State University before coming to the American Simmental Association in 1998. For 12 years and most recently he served as the Director of Field Services for the American Simmental Association located in Bozeman Montana. In addition to coordinating the commercial marketing, seedstock marketing and field staff services of the association, he coordinated and grew the long running ASA Young Sire Evaluation Program. Shortly after moving home to Illinois five years ago, Marty founded the Allied Genetic Resources business. With more than 60 owners specializing in the production and marketing of SimAngus, Simmental, Angus, Red Angus, Gelbvieh Balancer, and now Shorthorn commercial bulls, Allied is one of the largest coordinated seedstock businesses in the US, marketing nearly 6000 bulls annually. Allied currently has five full time employees and is focused on customer service opportunities for the commercial customer base of its ownership. It is designed as a support business for these independent producers, enabling them to offer value added options not easily available to them as individual producers. The commercial customer base of the Allied ownership is around 3500 producers with nearly 600,000 commercial females. Check out www.AlliedGeneticResources.com Visit our website at www.BeefPros.com Follow us on Twitter @theBeefPros Like us on Facebook Subscribe on iTunes
Rank #10: Episode 10 - Dr. Dean Fish & Todd McCartney
Dean Fish, PhD, is the Santa Fe Ranch Manager. He was officially hired in May of 2013, but grew up on the Santa Fe Ranch and attended local schools. After graduation from Little Red School and Patagonia Union High, Dean attended Pima Community College and the University of Arizona. He attained his B.S. (Animal Science), M.S. and PhD (Reproductive Physiology) degrees from the U of A. Dean spent 15 years in various positions with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension helping livestock producers through problem-solving research and other education. He also helped to grow the local 4-H program and served on many local, state, regional and national committees to help young people succeed. He currently works with the Santa Fe Ranch team to create opportunities for young people to be out of doors and learn about their environment and agriculture. Dean also is working to create ways to share “best management practices” with other small livestock producers in an arid environment. He continues to serve as a 4-H Leader and is involved in various leadership positions in the beef industry. Todd McCartney, alongside his bride Marianne, strives daily to raise quality cattle & ranch horses, raise awareness for the benefits of proper cattle handling & stockmanship, raise the bar on their commitment to marriage, raise 5 above average & faith filled kids... and to do their tiny part in helping more souls raise to heaven. McCartney keeps busy with many other projects including serving as Senior Editor of Working Ranch Magazine, and professional voiceover and on camera talent. He has been a rodeo cowboy, as well as cowboying on several historic ranches throughout the United States. Find out more about Dean’s work at www.santaferanchfoundation.org Connect with Todd at www.cowboytalent.com Visit NCBA’s Stockmanship and Stewardship page at www.bqa.org/programs/stockmanship-stewardship Visit our website at www.beefpros.com Follow us on Twitter @theBeefPros Like us on Facebook Subscribe on iTunes