Day: February 1, 2018
Whitt & Wisdom, Feb/March 2018
By Jim Whitt, Contributing Editor There’s a story of a man who wished for a world where people wouldn’t have to struggle. It was unfair,
Moya’s Café | Refugio, Texas
Every town has a place that embodies the spirit of the community. Since 1938, Moya’s Cafe has been that place in Refugio, Texas. Situated between
Cattle and Beef Marketing the Canadian Way – It’s Not Easy Being a Modest Guy
By: Will Verboven, Contributing Editor It depends on the year, but about 45 percent of all Canadian beef production is exported, 75 percent of which
Recollections – Feb/March 2018
By Betty Jo Gigot, Publisher I’ve moved around too much through the years to keep a lot of souvenirs but one I have treasured was
Do It Yourself Kit
By Baxter Black, Contributing Editor This notice was found on the side of a first-calf heifer at the sale barn: CALF KIT INSTRUCTIONS FOR ASSEMBLY
Gypsy Wagon – Feb/March 2018
By: Betty Jo Gigot In thinking about our generational theme for this issue, I flashed back to a song or two. In my grandmother’s generation
Keep It Clean Managing Your Bunker
By Patti Wilson, Contributing Editor What are some feed contaminants that come to your mind, just off the top of your head? Mine include plastics,
The Sale Barn – Foundation of the Cattle Industry
By Blaine Davis, Contributing Editor Sitting on the back deck of my in-laws’ residence, I was still attempting to digest yesterday’s Thanksgiving feast. But, I
Unexpected Role Models
By Chris McClure, Contributing Editor There seems to always be a kid whom other kids pick on. It might be that they’re a little bit
VFD Enters Second Year – How Have Producers and Feeders Responded So Far?
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor.
In December, Reuters reported that an investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on McDonald’s Corp., Denny’s Corp., and Sanderson Farms Inc., to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.