When you walk through the tradeshow and livestock on display, you catch a real glimpse of modern technology and trends. But as you enter any building you’ll see pictures taken among the 76-year history and the humility that it brings to see what has transpired in those fairgrounds really brings home what Red Bluff truly encompasses.
Initially, the number of entries for the bulls was higher than the normal average, but this winter hasn’t been easy on anything. Many bulls stayed home for various reasons, and nearly 100 head fewer went through the ring. The opening day of shows is the range—ready show, where loose bulls are shown and exhibited.
Many times a potential advertiser will call and not be able to, for whatever reason, identify what they’d like their ad to say. In most of these situations, I’ll ask general questions about their operation, what they’re trying to sell, and if they’ve seen ads in the past that they’ve liked or, more importantly, disliked.
Last week the Federal Reserve (Fed) decided not to raise interest rates amid unclear circumstances swirling around economic stability. The two major factors in this decision were a mixed May jobs report combined with Britain attempting to leave the European Union.