Growing Management
Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Mar 31, 2014 09:42 AM CDT

Managing a feedyard is second nature to Shane Guest. The general manager of Wheeler Land and Livestock, out of Wheeler, Texas, grew up around feedyards as a kid and has managed a ranch and worked in a vet clinic. So working with cattle comes easy for him. Working with people, however, can be a little more challenging.


Three years ago, Guest decided to try a program to help him build management skills for the people side of his workday. The 24,000-head-capacity feedyard has 24 full-time employees, including office and yard staff.

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