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John Goggins

Publish Date:

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

By John Goggins

I recently returned home from the Ag Media Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Temperatures were mainly in the 110 – 112 degree range during my stay there, but it actually hit 118 degrees one day!

Once again, the Summit was very educational for myself and two other members of my staff.  Yes, we did win a couple of categories and

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08/11/2018

Spruce Mountain Ranch 2018 Angus Fall Production Sale
Sale Manager:   Cotton & Associates, Howell, MI   64     

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06/26/2018

BOOTH’S CHERRY CREEK COMPLETE DISPERSION OF THE MICHAEL BOOTH FALL CALVING DIVISION
Sale Manager:  Conover Auction Service Inc., Al & Jeanne Conover and Dave Sweeney, Baxter, IA. 172 R

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06/16/2018

Full House Elite Performance Stock Horse Sale
Top 10 Riding Horses Averaged $21,850 Top 20 Riding Horses Averaged $18,250 38 Riding Horses Averaged

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06/02/2018

5th Annual Shaw Cattle Female Sale
115 Hereford, Angus and Red Angus Lots averaged $5,438   Hereford Highlights Lot 60, $50

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05/19/2018

Bar R Cattle Co- Wagu
30 Wagu Bulls averaged $11,400 35 Wagu Females averaged $7,650 31 Wagu Embryos averaged $1,900

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