New Re-Designed Website

Greetings! Welcome to the new re-designed SPGCA website. I hope you all enjoy the new layout of the website. If you have any technical questions, please feel free to contact me directly using the following form. All website suggestions and any other SPGCA related issues should still be directed to Kathy Richburg. The following form

Farming is an Agreeable Way of Life

According to National Agriculture Statistics Service, Marshall County is home to 1,505 farms that produce chickens, cattle, pigs, vegetables, fruit and more. Farming is an essential industry. As the bumper sticker declares, “No farms, no food.” Beyond essentiality, farming is a way of life, and, more often than not, a family way of life. That holds true at

Online Cattle Auction

Bent Tree Farms is currently holding an online cattle auction right here at the South Poll website. You do NOT have to be a member of the South Poll Grass Cattle Association to enter a bid. When you arrive at the auction page, simply click the Bent Tree Farms logo to view all of the

Sale at Voss Farm

Voss Land & Cattle Co. will be offering between 20 and 40 females for sale on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the farm near Linn, Mo.  Note that this is a change from the date originally announced.  Please watch this website and the Voss Land & Cattle website for more details.  Cattle will be preg-tested Nov. 2

Teddy Donated Speaking Fee to Fund Special 4-H Contest at LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. – Two Louisiana 4-H’ers were recognized for their winning submissions in a grazing management essay contest sponsored by the Louisiana Forage and Grassland Council. The awards were presented during a luncheon on Jan. 11 at the American Forage and Grassland Council annual conference. Westin Cobb, of Livingston Parish, was named first-place winner, and Kailey Bailey,

Grass-fed, Alabama-born breed raised by Piedmont rancher attracts attention: John Lyons

Grass-fed, Alabama-born breed raised by Piedmont rancher attracts attention: John Lyons John Lyons has never been to Hawaii, but his cows have. Lyons sold seven of his specially-bred, grass-fed South Poll bulls to the 4,000-acre Hana Ranch in Hawaii last year. In all, the Hawaiian ranch bought 27 South Polls from Lyon’s Piedmont ranch and

Farm Wins Award

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett stood in a pasture Monday afternoon, next to a barn on Green Acres Farm in Mascot, to recognize the soil conservation work of Mike and Susan Clark.. The Clarks recently received the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts Category I Conservation Farmer of the Year award for their work in managing