Elegance, prescience and pure hard work

Elegance, prescience and pure hard work

Saturday night at the Shawano County Fair we got to see a cool juxtaposition of elegance, prescience and pure hard work. The 11th annual Futurity Show featured magnificent cows and their talented breeders all buffed up for the crowd and, most importantly, for judge Jessica Pralle-Trimner. All 12 breeders who showed in the futurity category [...]

That tiny farmer in the dell has a proud story to tell

Last week we watched small children guide carefully raised cows around the ring at the Shawano County Fair and caught a glimpse of what makes Wisconsin family farms so special. "What's your favorite thing to do at the fair," asked the cheerful MC. In the shadow of the midway, where rides, games and deep-fried Oreo [...]