Cattle Business Weekly Announces Top 10 Industry Leaders under 40
A special shout out goes to Lane Giess, ASA Geneticist, and Rocky Forseth, ASA member.
Lane Giess hails from a long line of goal oriented cattlemen and women. Giess, 30, and his sister Leah grew up competing at shows around the country. Their parents, Dar and Lynn, even met in a show ring. Hard work was expected, and the drive to be successfully competitive was modeled. As most stories go, however, Giess’ path as a rising star in the global beef industry wasn’t linear.
Montana State University brought a pig girl from Three Forks and a cowboy from Fairfield together. A decade, three states, and two kids later, the couple’s journey comes full circle in Big Sky Country as they remain joint forces in their respective fields. Continue reading.