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12
Nov

5 Tips to Have the Best NAILE Experience

The North American International Livestock Exposition is celebrating its 46th year as the World’s Largest Purebred Livestock Show. Equine, cattle, swine, goats, sheep and multiple other species are shown by exhibitors that come from across the nation to compete for a championship title they can bring back to their hometown. Before making your way to […]

11
Nov

Goats Over Bows

Avaree Walker of Brooksville, Kentucky is always with her Lamancha goats. At just two-years-old, she is being mentored by 15 year-old Faith Hitch-learning the ins and outs of showing and raising her favorite animal. Having been to over ten livestock shows since she was just a few months old, Avaree will not be seen playing […]

18
Sep

New Partnerships Manager Announced at Kentucky Venues

A familiar face is returning to Kentucky Venues in a new role. Jeff Zinner was recently announced as the new Partnerships Manager at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Jeff’s first experience at the Kentucky Exposition Center dates back to childhood, when he began showing lambs at the Kentucky State Fair. He fell in love with agriculture […]

17
Sep

A New Beginning for a Familiar Face

Robert Bell has joined Kentucky Venues as the Director of Expositions at the Kentucky Exposition Center. As part of his role overseeing the Office of Veterinary Livestock Field Operations and before that working at Irvington Stockyards, Bell has worked livestock events and schedules for years. Bell graduated from Western Kentucky in 1992 with a bachelor’s […]

13
Nov

One Day, Forever Changed

One hundred thirty two youth from 32 states across the county compete in the National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Tuesday at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). “For some of these kids, what happens right now will stay with them for the rest of their lives, as it has for me and my family,” […]

13
Nov

Reigning Champions

The historical Bronze Bull is going back to Stillwater as the Oklahoma State University Livestock Judging Team claimed the title as the 2018 National Champion Livestock Judging Team coached by Blake Bloomberg and Kyndal Reitzenstein. There is no higher honor to a livestock judge than the title of the National Champion Collegiate Livestock Judging Team. […]