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Oct 14, 2012

'Tis The Season For Fun Giveaways!61

I know it’s only October, but I can’t help myself; I’m excited and ready for the holiday season. From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas and New....More
Oct 11, 2012

EHD Worrying Ranchers4

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is an acute, infectious, often fatal, viral disease that impacts some wild ruminants. Another similar disease....More
Oct 10, 2012

Magazine Needs To Check Facts On BSE7

Just as BPI’s lean finely textured beef was unfairly characterized as “pink slime” and the H1N1 flu strain was dubbed “swine flu” by the media, the....More
Oct 09, 2012

New Poll Indicates Readers Approved Of Romney In First Debate11

Last week's presidential debate provided an interesting turn of events. While President Barack Obama is usually charismatic and smooth as butter....More
Oct 08, 2012

National Vegetarian Month Ramps Up Activist Efforts In October13

According to HumaneWatch.org, 25% of Americans believe animals should have the same rights as people. That would mean your dog, Fluffy, could sue you....More
Oct 04, 2012

HSUS Lawyers Keep Busy Suing Agriculture Groups19

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is ramping up its efforts and looking to tighten a chokehold on agriculture through its litigation arm. Under....More
Oct 03, 2012

If You Want To Help Animals, Don’t Write HSUS A Check1

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) wants your money. Although its television commercials promise to save sad puppies and kitties, HSUS doesn’t....More
Oct 03, 2012

If You Want To Help Animals, Don’t Write HSUS A Check9

The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) wants your money. Although its television commercials promise to save sad puppies and kitties, HSUS doesn’t....More
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Oct 02, 2012

Candy Corn Isn’t Just For Kids Anymore11

Cattlemen are certainly tough and resilient individuals. Natural disasters, escalating land prices, high input costs and transition challenges don’t....More
Oct 01, 2012

Consumers Vote With Their Wallets

Societal shifts are changing the way we do business. In agriculture, we see this through new regulations that impact the way we manage our livestock....More
Sep 27, 2012

Champion “Workhorses” Photos Revealed!

The last couple of weeks, we have focused on celebrating the “workhorses” of the ranch -- the people, horses, cattle dogs, tractors and four-wheelers....More
Sep 26, 2012

Mix Those Dreams With A Healthy Dose Of Reality4

I grew up watching Disney movies, where the princess always lived “happily ever after.” The fairy godmother told Cinderella, “If you keep on....More
Sep 25, 2012

Wyoming Wolf Hunt Opens In October1

French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre once said, “Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.”....More
Sep 24, 2012

What Happens If The Farm Bill Expires?18

As our elected officials make their way back to their home states to campaign to their local constituents, the farm bill is put on the backburner....More
Sep 20, 2012

Five Hot Topics Ranchers Should Know About3

Whether you’re driving the combine harvesting corn or riding your horse checking calves in the pasture, chances are you might have missed some of the....More
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