Friday, November 27, 2020
Monday, November 23, 2020
This November, Showpig.com would like to recognize, show gratitude, and thank all segments of our great industry. We hope that others will also take the time to thank the ones who paved the way in the industry for them. Follow our social channels this month to read our thank you notes to the people who deserve it most!
Thursday, November 19, 2020
The NJSA Western Regional made a move to Reno, Nevada this year. We hope you are as excited as us to explore new things Reno has to offer. If you find yourself at the NJSA Western Regional, read about our places to visit beyond the barn.
Friday, November 13, 2020
It’s time for—drumroll, please—stock show holiday gift guide! Looking for a special gift for that livestock lover in your life? We’ve got you covered! From kids to that impossible-to-buy-for stock show dad, we’ve put together a bulletproof list.
With the ups and downs of 2020, it is more important than ever to support small businesses. This gift guide is full of small businesses—some even give back to the livestock organizations we all know and love.
I hope everything on this list brings you and your loved ones surprise and delight. Happy holidays—and happy shopping!
Friday, November 6, 2020
If you’re in Kentucky’s capital this month for the North American International Livestock Exposition, the Showpig.com team has rounded up some places for you to go “Beyond the Barn.”
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Pack your clothes, check the show box, and load up the pigs, essential tasks to a successful pig show. However, if you are thinking about pulling out of the driveway without a box of snacks—you’ve never dealt with a hangry showman. In order to help you avoid a show day disaster, we asked the experts what snacks every show family needs to pack.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Pig farmers wake up in the winter to a warm house, stumble out of bed to check the 75-degree farrowing house, and move feed around on the forklift. All daily tasks that pig farmers everywhere don’t think twice about. However, what doesn’t usually cross their mind is the energy source that powers a lot of daily farm operations.
Monday, October 12, 2020
It’s time to head to Kansas City for the American Royal! Don’t make the trip without checking out these places to see beyond the barn.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
October 10th is World Mental Health Day, a perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Jackie Bauer Buddy Program, started by Team Purebred. This program came to fruition in a Team Purebred board meeting this past January. The organization wanted to find a way to honor Jackie in all she did for the organization and the positive influence she left behind.
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Show pig producers everywhere contribute to the pork supply chain each day. But, October is extra special for our industry. It's National Pork Month, often called Porktober. National Pork Month is about honoring the protein and encouraging others to see the benefit of adding pork to their daily diet. We have put together ways show pig enthusiasts can celebrate all month long.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
It’s National Podcast Day! The industry is lucky to have multiple podcasts tailored to our interests—livestock. We’ve compiled a list of show pig-focused podcasts and their biographies to get you listening to the latest industry leaders and their stories.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The NJSA Eastern Regional moved to Richmond, Indiana this year, and we are excited for some of you to explore new territory. The Showpig.com team is no stranger to the area, and we are happy to share our list of places to see beyond the barn in Richmond.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Looking for things to do this week at Team Purebred’s Eastern Regional? The Showpig.com team has put together a list of places to visit in Timonium, Maryland.
Monday, August 31, 2020
The show pig industry is comprised of a unique community of people. If you are on the outside looking in, you may not understand the passion people have for a four-legged animal, but it is so much more than what happens in the show ring. When put to the test this summer, the industry united together to become stronger than ever. The life lessons and skills the swine industry teaches people daily definitely shined and showed during this trying time in our country. The 5 reasons why the show pig industry thrived in a pandemic:
Saturday, June 13, 2020
The Buckeye Barrow Boosters is pleased to support youth and education and will offer a $500 scholarship to a young person that has been active in the showpig industry.