The Tip to Tale Podcast
By Bear Davidson
The Tip to Tale PodcastSep 20, 2023
Episode 10- 22 years and counting
Join us as we visit with Stacey Schumacher of Schumacher Cattle Company as we talk about 22 years in the cattle business, being on boards, Army worms, Parent Verification, "Hey Scott", Mike Rowe and Dirty Jobs, Social Media, 70" cows, and more.
Episode 9- Scott Picker's Oregon Trail
Success isn't corralled to one market or one industry. Many times people who are successful in one thing can typically replicate that. Why? Because it's a personality trait that crosses over. Scott Picker talks about landscaping, bringing out his check book, growing up on the eastern side of Oregon's ranching community, asking for forgiveness before permission, and challenging the status quo in the Longhorn community. What's next?
Episode 8- Josh Gentry & the TLBAA Horn Showcase
Josh and I dive into the struggles of running a ranch while on the road, Brittany hauling cattle, friends in the Longhorn world, being told no by "Mr. Jimmy Jones", changes to the HSC, all while trying to keep it a family rated show.
Episode 7- Battle on the Prairie
We visit with the Dinwiddie family talking about raising feed, being stewards of the land, Kit's manifestation of Plain Dirt Farms, listening to others who've been there, building your niche, and the Battle on the Prairie.
Episode 6- Top 10 Must Haves
Dan Grove of Grove Cattle Co and P&C Chute joins us on our first "Top 10" episode. We put it out there to the social media world asking folks what are their must haves for everyone cattle producer to be efficient and profitable when raising Longhorn cattle. Dan and I dive into this, some we agree on some we do not. We also have our honorable mentions as well! Check it out, the first of our Top10 Episodes.
Episode 5- The art of finding young heifers
Listen Brian Brett talk about his decade long path in finding marketable young stock and his ability to get the breeding out of them and still have re-sale value in them at a marketable age. Do it with one, it becomes tough to find a second one. Do it with two and the third one almost becomes impossible. Do it with six in 10 years and you get asked on the Tip to Tale Podcast what's your secret.
Episode 4- A Rancher's worst nightmare.
Bear sits down with Jacob & Amy Miles of Milestone Cattle Co in Mt Juilet and talks to them about their short journey in the cattle business and the battles they've faced so far. This isn't something that gets talked about much and everyone thinks it's something that only happens to them. That's not the case.
Episode 3- The young guys are now the old guys
Bear and Chase visit with Ryan Culpeper and Scotty O'bryan about how they got into the cattle business, Chase being a new father, his poor son's circumcision, middle school proms at Longhorn events, Longhorn shows, scholarships, and what the future holds. What was once a room full of young guys has quickly turned into the older guys.