OUR DAILY LIVES: The Effects of Weather on How We Live
By Patti Wilson Contributing Editor Weather. It is a broad subject – too broad to write about even in general terms, and too personal to
PRIME POINTS: Is Your Operation Prepared for the Next Winter Snowstorm?
By Megan Webb, Ph.D. Contributing Editor Preparing for winter storms is inevitable and doesn’t tend to be the favorite chore among operations, but preparedness is
ALL IN: Weathering the Storm
By Chris McClure Contributing Editor Charles Marion Russell’s watercolor of a starving cow surrounded by a pack of hungry wolves is one of his most
BEEF-ON-DAIRY SEES MORE VALUE: Southwest Drought Could Round Up More Interest
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Beef-on-dairy feeding has become popular in recent years. The alternative feeding program could gain even more respect if drought
TO DEFER INCOME OR NOT? Cattle Sold Early Due to Weather Disasters Face Taxing Questions
By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor Drought forced hundreds of Texas producers to truck breeding stock and other cattle to the sale barn last summer. Dry
Producer Owned Beef Packing Plant Launched In Amarillo
By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor There’ve been thousands of cattle deals made in Amarillo. The Ware family’s Amarillo National Bank (ANB) has financed many of
Weekly USMEF Audio Report: Seminar Educates Latin American Meat Processors on Attributes of U.S. Pork and Beef
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently hosted meat processors from across Latin America for a further processing seminar held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
By Shawn Walter, Data Scientist, AgStrata, LLC It’s no big surprise that there’s a lot of variation between one lot and the next. For that
Bradley 3 Angus Ranch Enters 60th Year
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor
Some argue that the Texas drought of 2011-2014 was worse than the herd-killing one in the 1950s. Minnie Lou Bradley has survived both. Her daughter Mary Lou and son-in-law James Henderson braved the most recent drought with her. Together, the trio is into the ranch’s 60th year of selling prime Angus bulls.
Blue Gold – When planning your operation’s future, water conservation is just as important as financial stability
By Ally McClure, Contributing Editor
In true western Kansas fashion, the wind was blowing a breezy 50 miles per hour during a water conservation meeting Dec. 8, 2017, at the new Hy-Plains Education and Research Center.