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The deer slayer

        My granddad owned a ranch just west of Steamboat Springs, Colo. The ranch lay in three levels. The house, shop and barn lay on the flat. Then there was a steep oak brush hill...



What is China up to?

The U.S. Air Force has stopped the Chinese from building a corn wet-milling plant in North Dakota because the plant would be to close Grand Forks Air Force Base and posed risks to national security....


Grassley, Fischer, Wyden, Tester reintroduce cattle market bill

Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Jon Tester, D-Mont., and 18 other cosponsors on Thursday introduced the bipartisan Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2023.The legislation would establish regional...


A million little things: Pfannebecker’s NWSS win

Justin Pfannebecker said he stopped for a moment before leading his Grand Champion Market Steer into the sale ring at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. He was surrounded by his family — sister...





Building trust and demand for dairy in 2023

Programs from the Midwest Dairy Association are reaching more consumers than ever in the 10-state region with 39 million consumers. Already, the year is off to a running start with dairy products playing a key...


California presents its own Colorado River allocation plan

California state water agencies have submitted to the Bureau of Reclamation their own plan for allocation of water from the Colorado River, Palm Sprungs Desert Sun, a California newspaper reported. It is different from the allocation...


Halls invited to deliver the NWSS champion slap

Some children in the Make-a-Wish program wish for a trip to a Disney Resort or a Hawaii vacation. That was not the case for 12-year-old Kayden Halls. Her wish was simple, a blocking chute and...


Cattle from across the country return to Aggieville

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Aggieville Showdown continues to put agriculture in the Aggieville business district with its third annual event set for Saturday, April 1, 2023. The event features cattle exhibitors from across the country...


GOP introduces WOTUS resolution of disapproval in Senate, House

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, on Thursday joined House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Sam Graves, R-Mo., and T& I Water Resources Subcommittee Chairman David...


The Fertilizer Institute names 2023 4R Advocates

The Fertilizer Institute selected three farmers and their fertilizer retailers as 4R Advocates, who are being recognized for their commitment to implementing fertilizer management practices that incorporate the principles of 4R Nutrient Stewardship and have...