Our first Field Day was a success!

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We had a beautiful day on October 7th for our first annual Field Day in Webster, SD. Around 85 people were in attendance and we missed several interested people who had to tend to harvest since the two weeks of rain backed them up. Thank you to all who attended and to Connie Sieh Groop for this article about the event!   Read the full article by Connie here: Premiums reward those raising beef with more prime

Premiums reward those raising beef with more prime

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By Connie Sieh Groop, Freelance Ag Writer conniegroop19@gmail.com Jim Nickeson of Big Stone City is convinced Prime 360 Beef is a way to provide extra dollars on the table utilizing genetics for those in the cattle market. “I think the point is we are leaving a lot of dollars on the table by not utilizing orime generating genetics,” he said. As general manager of the company, he believes consumers will demand higher levels of marbling in beef in the future. “This is a cattle phenotype (Prime 360 Beef) that appeals more to the commercial cattle man,” Nickeson said. “We’ve had …