Last week's Crop Progress report indicated that 65 percent of Oklahoma winter wheat was planted, close to the five-year average of 66 percent. Most of the remaining one-third of wheat to be planted is for grain-only ra
Is it too early to worry a drought in the Plains will shrink the national herd? Could cattlemen see another massive drought like they saw in 2011 and 2012 when the national herd was forced to liquidize?
Even before the Starbuck Fire that took his grass, nearly half his 440-head cowherd, his tractor, most of his equipment and threatened him with physical peril, Ashland, Kan., rancher Mike McCarty was facing financial st
There is a wide range in prices of both feed and calves geographically in the U.S. this year due to the drought that has plagued much of the country. For example, 400-500 lb. steer calf prices in Southern Plains have be
In rural communities, Friday night football or Saturday night basketball at the local high school draws people together to cheer for their favorite team.
Ashland, Kan. is no different.
Roughly a week after the fire tore
This spring, more than 1.5 acres burned in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Colorado. It will takeranchers in these areas years to rebuild, but you can help by donating to the Drovers/Farm Journal Foundation Million Dollar W
The American Gelbvieh Association is officially launching the Southern Balancer hybrid and will begin offering registration certificates and performance data in the fall of 2010. The Southern Balancer is a composite bre