South of Moran on his family’s farm Trent Johnson stands in front of two steers. A smile comes across his face as he explains his daily duties with the cattle. Beef production is a family affair for the Johnsons.
“You can’t beat being around cattle,” Johnson said. “I’ve always grown up around it. My great-grandpa, grandpa and dad all raised them.”
Johnson’s hard work has recently earned him the State Beef Award for Kansas 4-H.