Christmas Eve day on our Platte Valley farm was cloudy and cool. Evening chores were to be completed earlier than usual so that the family could attend Christmas Eve services at the small Presbyterian church in town.
A love for people paired with marketing savvy and a passion for genetics are the driving force behind Pilaroc Farms.
Like other western South Dakota ranchers, Mark Buchholz took a drubbing one year ago when a freak early autumn blizzard killed at least 43,000 cattle.
Packers were hesitant to offer a bid on cattle early last week, and after a $5 decline, feeders still have many unanswered questions about the impact of harvest capacity.
Which traditions are worth holding on to and which ones need a second look? For so many reasons, this year is one of change.
Indiana farmer survives 12 days of fever, pneumonia, and dehydration due to COVID-19 and he warns others that the fragile and frail aren't the only people at risk.
Cook Holliday, 77, is a legendary pole vaulting farmer and an American treasure hiding in plain sight.
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