• The Humble Profession

    Cowboy Logic: "If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place."   A few years ago I was at a livestock sale.  I have always loved the atmosphere, the smells, the food, and the company of a sale barn...
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  • The Short Days of Winter

    Cowboy Logic: "Anyone who says marriage is a 50/50 proposition knows nothing about men, women or fractions."   This time of year is often the busiest for myself and my family.  Cows are calving, everything needs fee...
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  • NAAE--Nashville, TN

    Cowboy Logic: "Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand."   Getting back into the swing of things is tough!  The thing that I enjoy about summer is that you can kind of set your own schedule -- consequently, the t...
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  • WANTED:  NAAE Leaders! (AKA Passion for Ag Education)

    Cowboy Logic: "You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar -- assuming you want to catch flies."     I have seen many changes in my home state's ag teacher dynamics in the last 12 years.  I have seen our state mo...
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  • How to get the Most out of Conferences

    Cowboy Logic: "Nothing is impossible with the right attitude and a hammer." I have had the opportunity to go to many conferences in a relatively short period of time, being an ag teacher.  I am a second generation a...
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  • The Advocacy Challenge

    Cowboy Logic: "Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance."   Advocacy is often shied away from by Agriculture Teachers. It is often seen as politics, and we have all been disgruntled at one time or ano...
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  • Region 1 New Faces

    In my very first blog to anything, I thought I would introduce Chad and I as the new Region 1 Officers and give you some background on what makes us tick!   Chad Massar from Montana was elected as the Region 1 Secre...
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