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Speaking up for beef
Jim McCann wants cattlemen to have a seat at the table — and he wants beef to be the main course.
Activity heats up on the prairie when you’re going to grass
Going to grass is always an exciting time, but getting ready for it is lots of hard work that involves far more than opening a gate.
And most of it happens well ahead of green-up.
- Gardens are gateway to agriculture says Okla. Hall of Famer
- Enlows celebrate half-century heritage
HorseFest sizzles Springfield with huge trade show, education and entertainment
Internationally-known horseman Guy McLean set the bar high at last week’s HorseFest in Springfield, Mo., and a full slate of savvy horsemen and women, hot competition and the area’s biggest equine trade show added up to a great weekend for thousands of area equine enthusiasts.
- Area families earn ‘Master’ honors
An answer to a prayer
“If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day, but teach him to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” Applying those words to real life became an answer to a prayer for Carthage, Mo., farmer Larry Peters, and the Fairview Christian Church.
Vaccines no silver bullet but a good shot at disease control if you take careful aim
Those cows out in your pasture may not all be beauty queens. Some of them may be exasperating and a real a pain in the you-know-what.
But one thing’s for sure — they’re too darn valuable to let them die.
Veterinarians at last week’s Animal Health Day in Independence, Kan., discussed ways to keep that from happening.
Will ‘canola belt’ expand east?
A hotbed of interest in winter canola overlaps traditional dryland wheat country, with an estimated 400,000 acres planted this year primarily in Western Oklahoma and Southern Kansas.
Herd building requires cost strategy
Forty-five years ago at the very first Monett, Mo., Beef Cattlemen’s Conference, MU Livestock Specialist Eldon Cole’s presentation was entitled, “Can you afford to spend more than $300 for a herd bull?”
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