BEEF Contributing Editor
Troy Marshall is a multi-generational rancher who grew up in Wheatland, WY, and obtained an Equine Science/Animal Science degree from Colorado State University where he competed on both the livestock and World Champion Horse Judging teams. Following college, he worked as a market analyst for Cattle-Fax covering different regions of the country. Troy also worked as director of commercial marketing for two breed associations; these positions were some of the first to provide direct links tying breed associations to the commercial cow-calf industry.
A visionary with a great grasp for all segments of the industry, Troy is a regular opinion contributor to BEEF Cow-Calf Weekly. His columns are widely reprinted and provide in-depth reporting and commentary from the perspective of a producer who truly understands the economics and challenges of the different industry segments. He is also a partner/owner in Allied Genetic Resources, a company created to change the definition of customer service provided by the seedstock industry. Troy and his wife Lorna have three children.
Troy’s Recent activity
The lions, tigers, elephants and clowns of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will soon be out of a job. Why should beef producers care?
I picked up the official publication of NCBA the other night. Reading the publication is always a good reminder of just how much pressure and how relentless the challenges are in the political realm. It never ceases...