Spickler Ranch to be featured in I Am Angus on Nov. 21 | TSLN.com

Spickler Ranch to be featured in I Am Angus on Nov. 21

Tune into RFD-TV on Monday, Nov. 21 as Spickler Ranch of Glenfield, ND, is featured in a new episode of the American Angus Association’s popular I Am Angus television series.

The hour-long program airs at 8 p.m. Eastern (7 p.m. Central) and is titled, “Ranching Matters: A Celebration of America’s Ranching Traditions.”

Nathan and Justin Spickler will discuss why they use the Igenity® Profile for Angus to improve the genetics in their herd.

I Am Angus focuses on the heart of the cattle business – its people, their heritage and why they’ve chosen to be part of the industry. The documentary series explores each sector of the Angus breed and beef business, and how animal agriculture meets the challenge of feeding a growing population.

“Spickler Ranch has a long tradition of innovation in the Angus business,” said Bryce Schumann, American Angus Association chief executive officer (CEO). “The segment about Spickler Ranch allows us to feature how ranchers are reducing risk and improving the breed with innovative, DNA technology.”

The program also features:

Recommended Stories For You

• Bill and Kathy Hogue, Mission Valley Ranch of Topeka, KS, share their efforts to preserve historic, homestead buildings that trace back to the 1860s, and why preservation is important to society at large.

• Lawrence Erbes, Erbes Farms of LaCrosse, KS, explains the history of barbed wire and its influence on American ranching.

• Janet Johannes, a Hays, KS, historian, explores the first arrival of Angus cattle – brought to the U.S. by Scotsman George Grant in 1873 – near Victoria, KS.

• The Kempfer family, owners of Kempfer Land and Cattle Company, Osceola, FL, discusses their use of Angus genetics to produce high-quality beef to sustain the world’s growing population.

• Abbie Nelson of Five Star Land and Livestock, Wilton, CA, shares her family’s ranching history, which traces back to the famed Escher and Ryan herd from Harlan, IA, in the early 1900s. Five Star Land and Livestock recently received the first-ever Century Award, presented by the American Angus Association, in honor of its 100 years in the Angus business.

• Marty Williamson, manager of Boston Ranch in Exeter, CA, talks about how ranches not only feed the world, but also protect natural resources.

• Holly Foster of Robert Foster Ranch in Oroville, CA, explains her family’s commitment to raising Angus cattle and preserving open spaces for her neighbors to enjoy.

The program is sponsored by the Igenity Profile for Angus and airs on RFD-TV. The network is distributed by more than 625 cable operators, and can be found on DirecTV channel 345 and Dish Network channel 231. Check local listings for more information.

For more information or to watch segments from past shows, visit http://www.angus.org.

Tune into RFD-TV on Monday, Nov. 21 as Spickler Ranch of Glenfield, ND, is featured in a new episode of the American Angus Association’s popular I Am Angus television series.

The hour-long program airs at 8 p.m. Eastern (7 p.m. Central) and is titled, “Ranching Matters: A Celebration of America’s Ranching Traditions.”

Nathan and Justin Spickler will discuss why they use the Igenity® Profile for Angus to improve the genetics in their herd.

I Am Angus focuses on the heart of the cattle business – its people, their heritage and why they’ve chosen to be part of the industry. The documentary series explores each sector of the Angus breed and beef business, and how animal agriculture meets the challenge of feeding a growing population.

“Spickler Ranch has a long tradition of innovation in the Angus business,” said Bryce Schumann, American Angus Association chief executive officer (CEO). “The segment about Spickler Ranch allows us to feature how ranchers are reducing risk and improving the breed with innovative, DNA technology.”

The program also features:

• Bill and Kathy Hogue, Mission Valley Ranch of Topeka, KS, share their efforts to preserve historic, homestead buildings that trace back to the 1860s, and why preservation is important to society at large.

• Lawrence Erbes, Erbes Farms of LaCrosse, KS, explains the history of barbed wire and its influence on American ranching.

• Janet Johannes, a Hays, KS, historian, explores the first arrival of Angus cattle – brought to the U.S. by Scotsman George Grant in 1873 – near Victoria, KS.

• The Kempfer family, owners of Kempfer Land and Cattle Company, Osceola, FL, discusses their use of Angus genetics to produce high-quality beef to sustain the world’s growing population.

• Abbie Nelson of Five Star Land and Livestock, Wilton, CA, shares her family’s ranching history, which traces back to the famed Escher and Ryan herd from Harlan, IA, in the early 1900s. Five Star Land and Livestock recently received the first-ever Century Award, presented by the American Angus Association, in honor of its 100 years in the Angus business.

• Marty Williamson, manager of Boston Ranch in Exeter, CA, talks about how ranches not only feed the world, but also protect natural resources.

• Holly Foster of Robert Foster Ranch in Oroville, CA, explains her family’s commitment to raising Angus cattle and preserving open spaces for her neighbors to enjoy.

The program is sponsored by the Igenity Profile for Angus and airs on RFD-TV. The network is distributed by more than 625 cable operators, and can be found on DirecTV channel 345 and Dish Network channel 231. Check local listings for more information.

For more information or to watch segments from past shows, visit http://www.angus.org.

Go back to article