Victoria Myers

Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Victoria G Myers

Victoria Myers is an award-winning agricultural journalist, on The Progressive Farmer Magazine's editorial staff since 1989, when she was hired as the cotton editor. Since that time she has diversified into several coverage areas, including: conservation, extra income, farmland values and cattle. She coordinates and writes for the magazine's Cattlelink section, is responsible for content in the weekly Cattlelink e-newsletter and helps supply DTN with some of its livestock articles. Myers is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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  • The way cattle are handled, especially while loading or unloading them from trailers, can take away from their value at the sale barn. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    BQA Handling

    Stress for cattle comes in many forms, about half of which happens while loading and unloading animals. Much of that stress can be reduced by more personal interaction with the animals.

  • Clostridial vaccines have been around since the 1930s, but a recent finding reveals effectiveness may be limited when given with an IBR vaccine.(DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Cattlelink's #3 Story 2018

    We reported new findings, warning producers that a common viral vaccination can block clostridial immunity in calves. This is still something to talk to your veterinarian about to be sure you're getting the most out of your investment.

  • The shift from private treaty sales to public auction is helping Reiss and Heather Bruning define this herd. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Private Treaty Goes Public

    When Reiss and Heather Bruning wanted to ?move a generations-old operation from ?a long tradition of private treaty sales to ?public auction, they found it easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.

  • The shift from private treaty sales to public auction is helping Reiss and Heather Bruning define this herd. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Private Treaty Goes Public

    When Reiss and Heather Bruning wanted to move a generations-old operation from a long tradition of private treaty sales to public auction, they found it easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.

  • By the time hay seasons ends, Scott Woolfolk (left) and dad, Johnny, will have handled more than 25,000 small, 50-pound hay bales, selling most into the area's horse market.

    Labor Saver

    The Woolfolk name may be best known in cattle circles where the Tennessee family has a reputation for high-quality registered Herefords. But, there's more than cattle to this 153-year-old Century Farm.

  • Brad Barrett says B&B Cattle Company is built around getting other producers' heifers and bulls ready to take their places in the herd. (Progressive Farmer photo by Karl Wolfshohl)

    Business Plan

    Raising replacement cattle is both art and science, but Normangee, Texas, cattleman Brad Barrett says it's also got to be a passion.