Kansas State University animal scientist Chris Reinhardt has a saying: "The good ol´ days never were."

"What I mean is, when we start to get a little more salt than pepper in our hair, we start to reminisce about how good things used to be," said Reinhardt, who is the feedlot Extension specialist with K-State Research and Extension. "The problem is we almost always put on rose- colored glasses in that process."

Reinhardt agrees that some things were better in the "good ol´ days,"
but when it comes to modern agriculture, practices and equipment have almost all gotten better, safer, more reliable, and easier to use.

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