A rare opportunity

A rare opportunity

A rare opportunity  The need for unification on a disease traceability program    by Abbie Burnett November 1, 2019 It’s been 16 years since the “cow that stole Christmas” shut down exports from North America and cost the beef industry an estimated $9 billion. Those...
Welcome to the table

Welcome to the table

2019 Ambassador Award Welcome to the table Investments in cattle, people and the mission to share Story and photos by Abbie Burnett September 25, 2019 You may not notice the table in Steve and Ginger Olson’s dining room when set for four. But the custom-made heritage...
Champions on the hoof and under the hide

Champions on the hoof and under the hide

Champions on the hoof and under the hide Alexis “Lexi” Koelling has been pulling a heifer around since she was three. Now 15, she’s no stranger to the winner’s circle, but you wouldn’t know by talking to her. You’d have to prod her a bit to find out she won Grand...
Sustaining common ground

Sustaining common ground

Sustaining Common Ground The first time I visited New York City it thrilled me. So many people from all walks of life coming together at one place and time. The smells were most particular – ranging from the taxi cab exhaust fumes to the Atlantic Ocean, wafting in...