About 225 water rights holders and concerned citizens gathered Sept. 21 at the first meeting in St. John, Kansas, to hear the Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Water Resources’ plan to address the impairment complaint filed on behalf of Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. A second meeting was scheduled the same night at 7 p.m. Read more
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Farmers and those who advise them on conservation practices should consider attending a field day Nov. 19, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm, near Crawfordsville.
A “Low-Stress Cattle Handling Workshop” will be hosted Oct. 25 in Canyon by the Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach, West Texas A&M University, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Cattle Feeders Association.
The final numbers for the 2018-2019 marketing year are in, showing overall exports of U.S. grain in all forms ranks as the third best export year of all time, despite declining 11 percent from last year’s all-time high to 106 million metric tons, equivalent to 4.17 billion bushels, according…
Steve and Ginger Olson of Olson Land & Cattle are 2019 Certified Angus Beef ® Ambassador Award winners. They discuss what it means to share their home and life with guests from all walks of life and how connected they feel to the entire beef industry from gate to plate. This video news i…
The St. Onge-Newell Sheep Yards, Newell, South Dakota, reported receipts of 8,789 head of sheep on Oct. 17, compared to 656 head on Oct. 10 and 4,500 head a year ago, according to the USDA-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Market News, Worthing, South Dakota.
This week I drove to Weskan, Kansas, to interview a farmer about the technologies he is utilizing on his operation. We got to the photography part of my visit, usually a form or torture for the subjects I interview, but this man was happy to oblige my need for images to illustrate the article. However, he also said something I have heard over and over again from farmers and ranchers and it…
Sometimes I forget to keep things simple. Sometimes I forget to slow down and take it all in. Monday night I consciously made an effort to enjoy the wind in my hair and the evening sunshine on my face, even though I only had 30 minutes to check cows and do my evening chores before leaving for a 4-H meeting.
After juggling work, school, extracurricular activities, homework and preparing dinner, getting back into a weeknight routine may feel impossible.
What mess will Hank the Cowdog get himself into in this book and how in the world will he get away safely? Those were the questions I would ask as I opened a new Hank the Cowdog book as a grade schooler. The self-proclaimed Head of Ranch Security, Hank the Cowdog never failed to keep my attention as he investigated numerous cases of missing animals, angry bulls, his ongoing battle with…
Incorporating the tastes and traditions of Hispanic-style cuisine into at-home meals is as simple as choosing your favorites, preparing with quality, authentic ingredients and watching your family devour them.
Enjoy all the satisfying flavors of beef Pot Roast in a soup. Take a short cut with frozen vegetables for an easy to make meal.