Belief in His Breed

South Dakota Simmental producer begins role on board of national group. By: Janelle Atyeo, Tri-State Neighbor The barn on the Eichacker farm near Salem, S.D., gets plenty of use. This time of year, it’s a cozy place for newborn Simmental and red Angus calves, but it also has served as a space for family gatherings and…

“It Takes a Breeder to Know a Breeder”

“It Takes a Breeder to Know a Breeder” A closer look at evaluation with 2014 National Western judge Tom Hook By Courtney Wesner Becoming a reputable seedstock breeder could be and has been described by many as an uphill battle. It’s something like becoming a respected politician. Honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, and a clean record are…