The National Junior Swine Association kicks off the new year with the Southeast Regional in Perry, Georgia this week. With a record number of entries, an abundance of trailers will be making their way to the peach state. Luckily if you are looking for places to check out beyond the barn, our team has you covered.
You’ve browsed the website, you’ve clicked refresh hoping the backdrop is uploaded, you’ve eagerly waited for the print to arrive in the mailbox, you’ve framed their work and hung it on your wall, but have you ever taken the time to thank the photographer behind the camera?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year—bred female sale season, of course. Showpig.com is fortunate to host numerous bred female sales, for breeders from coast to coast across the country. Showpig.com is committed to helping you enjoy a smooth buying experience, and with that being said, we have compiled a list of things to consider before the sale clock runs out.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.