Author Archives: Husker Cowgirl

About Husker Cowgirl

I am a ranchers wife, beef feed consultant for Aurora Cooperative and an avid Husker fan. I am passionate about agriculture and especially beef cattle. My husband and I do things on our ranch the old fashioned way - using horses. I also enjoy taking my horses to town and competing with them at local and state events on the weekends.

Honor, Leadership and Building Relationships

This week I was able to attend the John B. Armstrong Lectureship on Systems Thinking at the King Ranch Institute of Ranch Management in Kingsville, TX. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from the lectureship, but after attending it … Continue reading

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Kingsville Bound!!

This morning I was up bright and early to catch a plane to south Texas. Yes, south Texas in August. I’m headed for the first time to the historic King Ranch in Texas. I’ve always wanted to have the chance … Continue reading

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All About Beef!

Last weekend I had the amazing experience of running in the 37th Annual Lincoln National Guard Half Marathon. The sign up for the race opens on New Years Day and reaches the maximum 13,000 runners in a few hours. This … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

Happy May Day! May is my favorite month. The weather finally straightens out, the flowers bloom, the grass greens and farmers and ranchers are in busy mode! May has so many activities that I love. The Kentucky Derby, Cinco de … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday

Spring must be in the air! Moved cows home today and musta shook a few loose. I was able to get home from work with enough daylight to ride through the cows. Found the first 3 calves! Happy dance!

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For My Mom

It’s with a heavy heart that I write this. Finding the motivation to write this blog was hard, but I’m ready to do it. Three short weeks ago, Troy and I were in Nashville at the Cattle Industry Convention. We … Continue reading

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Are Leaders Born or Made?

This week, I traveled to the Cattle Industry Convention #CIC14 and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association #NCBA @beefusa in Nashville. There are 7500 cattlemen and women pre-registered for the convention from around the globe, and they estimate another 1000 attend with … Continue reading

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