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the JOE show

A livestock podcast from a kids point of view.

Joe is an 11-year-old that has a passion for showing livestock. Hear stories from his show career and others on the circuit.

Latest Episode

Episode 18: Arizona National Winner Alli Stromberger

The Arizona National Livestock Show is the largest livestock show in the Southwest and has been in existence since 1948. Exhibitors from more than 39 states come to show, bringing in over 4,000 head of cattle, sheep, goats, swine and horses. Today I get the pleasure to talk with the Grand Champion Barrow winner from the recent Arizona National Livestock Show, Alli Stromberger. She's no stranger to winning national banners. Hear from Alli about her career and her champion barrow.

January 15 • 19m 9s

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Episode 18: Arizona National Winner Alli Stromberger cover art

Episode 18: Arizona National Winner Alli Stromberger

The Arizona National Livestock Show is the largest livestock show in the Southwest and has been in existence since 1948. Exhibitors from more than 39 states come to show, bringing in over 4,000 head of cattle, sheep, goats, swine and horses. Today I get the pleasure to talk with the Grand Champion Barrow winner from the recent Arizona National Livestock Show, Alli Stromberger. She's no stranger to winning national banners. Hear from Alli about her career and her champion barrow.

January 15 • 19m 9s
Episode 17: Making it Happen with Megan Mauss cover art

Episode 17: Making it Happen with Megan Mauss

Happy 2024! To start off season #2 of The Joe Show, I wanted to bring on one of my showring friends, Megan Mauss. She’s a heck of a competitor and has done quite of bit winning recently. Today we’re not only chatting about her showing career, but also highlighting a benefit for her dad, Dan Mauss on January 27th. Learn more about it here: Dan Mauss Benefit | Facebook.   the JOE show | a podcast by theJOEshow (podbean.com)

January 2 • 17m 52s
Episode 16: State Fair Series Part 3 with Tyler Patterson and Jami Holbyn cover art

Episode 16: State Fair Series Part 3 with Tyler Patterson and Jami Holbyn

Welcome to the final part in my State Fair Series. We’re ending this last episode with a bang with two really cool people. To start off, I’ve got Tyler Patterson who won the Grand Champion Steer at the Indiana State Fair and to end, Jami Hoblyn, who double holed it in the swine ring at the Nebraska State Fair.

November 6 • 32m 24s
Episode 15: State Fair Series Part 2 with Alivia Ritzler and Holden LeVan cover art

Episode 15: State Fair Series Part 2 with Alivia Ritzler and Holden LeVan

We had great success with part one that featured two state winners from West Virginia and North Dakota. For this one I thought we’d keep it within the same state to hear from two different species winners. On today’s episode, I interview Alivia Ritzler who had the Champion Purebred Gilt and Holden LeVan who had the Champion Market Beef at the Ohio State Fair.

October 23 • 21m 31s
Episode 14: State Fair Series Part 1 with Macy Norton and Montgomery Bertram cover art

Episode 14: State Fair Series Part 1 with Macy Norton and Montgomery Bertram

Welcome to a special edition of The Joe Show called the State Fair Series. First up in part 1 is with Macy Norton from North Dakota. She had the Champion Breeding Gilt at the North Dakota State Fair and then we’ll wrap up with Montgomery Bertram who had the Champion Market Animal at the West Virginia State Fair. So grab a corndog and here we go!

October 9 • 24m 34s
Episode 13: Holy Smoke with Fletcher and Dax Inman cover art

Episode 13: Holy Smoke with Fletcher and Dax Inman

I had the pleasure to chat with a couple of buddies of mine from Oklahoma. Fletcher and Dax Inman are two brothers that are following in their parents footsteps in terms of making a name for themselves in the show pig industry. We dug a little into their the Holy Smoke sale and even more importantly, turtle racing. These guys are so fun and I look forward to seeing them soon.

September 26 • 14m 38s
Episode 12: Double Down in Texas with Karlee and Kinlee Rathmann cover art

Episode 12: Double Down in Texas with Karlee and Kinlee Rathmann

When I was watching our Iowa State Fair cattle show, I was intrigued by the judge. I soon realized that judge has two daughters who have made a name for themselves as well. Karlee and Kinlee Rathmann of Texas work very hard for every banner they have. I sat down with them to talk about their secrets to success.

September 5 • 33m 28s
Episode 11: The Bloomberg Powerhouse cover art

Episode 11: The Bloomberg Powerhouse

On today’s show, I interviewed a sibling trio that is known in the show pig and cattle world. Breckyn, Brenhem and Berwick Bloomberg talked with me about their family and where their show travels have taken them so far. These guys are the real deal, bringing home banners about everywhere they go and they still have a huge career of showing ahead of them.

August 21 • 15m 3s
Episode 10: Ranching with the Collins Sisters cover art

Episode 10: Ranching with the Collins Sisters

I was able to sit down with three sisters from Oklahoma who happened to be driving through Iowa on the way to a show. They have a unique history with cattle and ranching. Cierra, Claire and Cricket Collins will be 5th generation to operate and raise cattle in their family-owned business. The entire Collins family loves what they do; the cattle, the land and the competition to raise the best.

August 1 • 16m 36s
Episode 9: Your Daily Dose of Dairy with Jackson and Charlie Schulte cover art

Episode 9: Your Daily Dose of Dairy with Jackson and Charlie Schulte

My guests on today’s show are two brothers from Iowa, Jackson and Charlie Schulte. Many might know the Schulte boys from their big wins on the national dairy cattle scene, but I know them best from playing basketball together and through 4H. On this episode, Jackson and Charlie share about their showing experience and insights into the dairy industry. Check them out on tiktok @schultebrosdairy.

July 10 • 14m 14s
Episode 8: Dynamite in Des Moines with Amanda Miklaszewski and Bradshaw Bunt cover art

Episode 8: Dynamite in Des Moines with Amanda Miklaszewski and Bradshaw Bunt

At the 2023 Exposition in Des Moines, Amanda Miklaszewski from Wisconsin showed the Champion Crossbred Gilt and Bradshaw Bunt from Oklahoma showed the Champion Crossbred Barrow. They both sat down with me after Expo to talk about their big wins.

June 27 • 14m 31s
Episode 7: Livestock Judging the Cyclone Way with Will Taylor & Dillon Sheiss cover art

Episode 7: Livestock Judging the Cyclone Way with Will Taylor & Dillon Sheiss

On this episode of The Joe Show, you'll be able to hear from Will Taylor and Dillon Sheiss. Will is the Iowa State University Livestock Judging Team coach and Dillon is a member of the team. We had a lot of fun talking about contests, the judging team and the upcoming ISU Judging Camp that everyone needs to get registered for. Here is that link: https://go.iastate.edu/RKJEBC

May 27 • 24m 52s
Episode 6: When Opportunity Meets Preparation with Hayden Schroeder cover art

Episode 6: When Opportunity Meets Preparation with Hayden Schroeder

Our guest on today’s show is Hayden Schroeder. If you haven’t heard of Hayden Schroeder, you’ve been living under a rock. Hayden has won pretty much every lamb and goat Texas major and show across the country he could show at. On today’s podcast, we’ll talk about his show career and what sets him a part from the pack.

May 6 • 24m 2s
Episode 5: Ewe Herd It Here First with Brayden Bowers cover art

Episode 5: Ewe Herd It Here First with Brayden Bowers

Thirteen-year-old, Brayden Bowers of Wisconsin is very connected in the show pig and show lamb industry. Learn more about Brayden, how he balances both species on a winning level and even an insight into his mom's cooking :).

April 23 • 13m 10s
Episode 4: Texas State of Mind with Brooke and Brynn Fort cover art

Episode 4: Texas State of Mind with Brooke and Brynn Fort

Brooke Fort and Brynn Fort are nearly household names in the show pig industry as these twins have checked off winning most Texas majors. Learn stories behind some of their winning livestock and why their family move to Texas was one of the best decisions they've made.

April 5 • 13m 46s
Episode 3: The Life of a Showman with Kolten Lewis cover art

Episode 3: The Life of a Showman with Kolten Lewis

At the ripe age of 5th grade, Kolten has shown in more national shows than most teenagers. He's a friend I show pigs with often and he's always down for a good time. Learn about his family's show pig operation, his favorite places to show and some of his favorites about the Iowa State Fair.

March 22 • 21m 7s
Episode 2: Players Only with Kade Jackson and Remington Isaacs cover art

Episode 2: Players Only with Kade Jackson and Remington Isaacs

In this episode, I chat a little more about who I am and the inspiration behind theJOEshow Podcast. Following, I interview a couple of well-known Missouri showman, Kade Jackson and Remington Isaacs. Kade and Remington were at the Players Only Pig Sale and I was able to sit down for a few minutes to talk about some of their accomplishments in the ring, their favorite boars and some insider stories.

March 8 • 14m 43s
Episode 1: Grand Champion Vision with Drew Jacobson cover art

Episode 1: Grand Champion Vision with Drew Jacobson

Drew Jacobson is the man. He’s a friend that I look up to and recently had the 2023 Grand Champion Market Steer at the Iowa Beef Expo. Drew dives into his showing career, what he’s currently got on feed and his outlook on the industry.

February 25 • 19m 52s
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