We caught up with Sioux Empire Market Goat Judge, Brent Titus, to ask him a few questions before he steps “INSIDE THE RING”!
How did you get started in the livestock industry?
I grew up on a horse farm. I joined FFA my freshman year of high school and my dads high school friends son was showing steers. We bought a couple show lambs and kept them at their house. I’m the true definition of a great FFA program can take you anywhere.
Tell us about your career.
I coached the freshman livestock judging team at LakeLand College for a few years and then decided I wanted to do something in the Agricultural Industry. For the past 15 years I have worked in the agricultural chemical sector. I am currently a Strategic Account Manager for UPL Ltd. A worldwide chemical manufacturer.
What is your all-time favorite show?
Oklahoma Youth Expo. I’ve heard San Antonio is great. I’ve just never been.
What is your biggest show ring pet peeve?
Kids that shake their heads or make unpleasant faces when you place them.
What’s the best goat you’ve ever seen?
Oh. I’ve seen so many. One of Glen Martins girls won Louisville one year with one we were 2nd too. At the time he’s a true outlier. I thought this years Louisville Grand was pretty special.
What did you want to be when you were younger?
A track announcer at a horse track
It’s Karaoke Night… What song are you singing?
Probably Cross Canadian Ragweed, Boys From Oklahoma
What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done?
I’m not to daring. I went parasailing once. Does that count?
You got to be good enough to get lucky enough
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Anywhere with a beach and my bride
Micky and the Motorcars
Favorite Sports Team:
St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite TV Show/Channel:
1883 at the moment.