Originally from Richlands, Virginia, Asa Kirby is a Virginia Tech graduate with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science. After graduating in 2014, Asa interned at a prominent cattle farm in Indiana for six months before taking a job at Oklahoma State University. As a purebred range manager, Asa was part of Oklahoma State University’s Purebred Beef Center, which contains two locations and over 1600 acres of native grass and improved pasture. As Spring Grove Ranch’s Herd Manager, Asa’s day-to-day responsibilities include feeding, vaccinating, calving, breeding and so on. What he loves most about his job is that every single day is always different and exciting.