There is nothing better than showcasing your best cattle for competitions around the country. In young people, it instills a sense of pride, responsibility and a hard work ethic that can't be easily earned anywhere else. With show season in full swing, I was excited to see positive media coverage about kids and livestock expositions. This media coverage is definitely a win for the agriculture industry. Stay tuned for updates next week on my weekend of showing cattle with my family!
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BEEF Daily Quick Fact: Twenty two million American workers produce, process, sell and trade the nation's food and fiber. But only 4.6 million of those people live on the farms-- slightly less than 2 percent of the total U.S. Population. (Source: NC State University)