FRI., JUNE 12 & SAT., JUNE 13
Attend our all virtual livestock show clinic and gain insights from industry experts on how to manage your show project from start to finish. Watch the clinicians provide essentials and learn additional tips from a LIVE Q&A after each clinic.
Pick up key details on grooming and prepping, including daily hair care, washing and drying, clipping, show day grooming and fitting, sportsmanship, products and training. Along with our clinicians, the IFA Feed & Nutrition team will also be providing a seminar on high-quality show feed. See how feed ingredients and formulations help impact your animal’s health and performance.
Our virtual clinic is great for the beginner, as well as those with previous show experience. Whether you’re raising a steer, hog, sheep or goat for your next show, there’s valuable advice for everyone. Gain the tips you need to bring it all together, and have a successful show season this year.
Register Online by Tues., June 9th
The 2020 Livestock Show Clinic is a virtual event powered by Zoom Meetings. Register today and pick up valuable tips to help you bring the highest quality product to market this year. A Zoom Meeting link will be sent to registrants via e-mail one day prior to the beginning of each clinic. Click on the Zoom link just before each clinic time, and watch from the comfort of home.
All registrations must be submitted by Tuesday, June 9, 2020. One registration must be submitted for each person attending the virtual clinic. The first 100 to register for each species will receive FREE gift bags. More details will be sent to all qualifying registrants via e-mail for pick-up at your local IFA Country Store.
|Mike Harbour (Weaver): Mike Harbour has been an accomplished show lamb and show goat producer for over 30 years. Mike received a college degree in Animal Science and competed on the Collegiate Livestock Judging Team. Following completion of his master’s degree, he spent 7-1/2 years with the Texas Agriculture Extension Service as a County Extension Agent. While there, his primary educational responsibilities included production agriculture and junior livestock projects.|
|Mike Stierwalt (Weaver): Since 1987, Kirk has been conducting numerous clinics and demonstrations each year throughout the United States and Canada. Not afraid to share the secrets to his success, Kirk inspires you to obtain the skills and techniques needed for success in the show ring, on your farms and with your breeding programs.|
|Jason Lackey (Show-Rite): Jason Lackey is originally from Aspermont, Texas, where his family has been in the oil and cattle business for three generations. While attending Texas A&M University, he was a member of the 2002 National Champion Livestock Judging Team and was also recognized as an All-American that year at the North American International Livestock Exposition. Later, Jason joined the teaching staff at Louisiana State University where he coached their livestock judging team. Jason currently lives in Haskell, Texas, and began to build his own hog and cattle operation with his wife Jackie and their sons, Weston and Grant.|
|Mari Palacio (Show-Rite): Mari Palacio grew up in Bend, Oregon, where she developed an appreciation for the show ring, animal nutrition and junior programs through exhibiting horses and pigs. She relocated to Oklahoma for college and judged livestock at both Redlands Community College and Oklahoma State University, earning many national accolades throughout her career. After working on the commercial side of the industry for two years as a range and pasture sales representative, Mari is thrilled to return to her roots in the show world. She is passionate about working with youth and helping them unleash their potential.|
|Heidi Wayment M.S. (IFA Feed & Nutrition): Heidi was born in Perry, Utah. She graduated from Southern Utah University with a Bachelors’ degree in Animal Science and a minor in Farm and Ranch Management, and from Utah State University with a Masters’ degree in ruminant nutrition. Heidi has been employed with IFA for 15 years. Her current focus is lead formulator for IFA bagged feeds at the Draper feed mill. Heidi, her husband Cody, and their four children live in Warren and operate Broken Horn Cattle LLC. They are active in 4-H and FFA showing market steers and bucket calves.|
|Dennis Christensen M.S., P.A.S. (IFA Feed & Nutrition): Dennis was raised in northern Utah on a grain and livestock farm and graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal and Dairy Science. He began his career with IFA in 1999. His current focus is on the growing success of IFA branded feeds and IFA Platinum Show Feeds. Dennis knows the importance of nutrition and health of animals for them to reach their genetic potential.|
“It’s not about spending the most money on your animal or the fanciest barn. The key to this industry is tying yourself to people you can learn from. You need to live it, breathe it, and work for it every day. Iron sharpens iron.” – Mike Harbour
LIVESTOCK SHOW CLINIC SCHEDULE
Register online by Tues., June 9th.
FRIDAY, JUNE 12
- Mike Harbour (Sheep & Goat): 10am-11:30am (MST)
- Kirk Stierwalt (Steer): 1pm-2:30pm (MST)
- Jason Lackey (Hog): 3pm-4:30pm (MST)
- Cost: FREE
SATURDAY, JUNE 13
- Show-Rite & IFA Feed & Nutrition (Feed Seminar): 10am-11:30am (MST)
- Cost: FREE