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
A call to action from the Kansas governor and approval of a constitutional amendment in Texas has brought water conservation to the forefront in two of the nation's top agricultural states that have dealt with severe dr
Dan Murphy writes that In Japan, there is a heavily subsidized program to hunt down wildlife that damage croplands. Now plans are underway for those animals to end up on a menu, rather than in a landfill.
Animal rights activists are claiming responsibility for what many are calling an act of "domestic terrorism" that damaged more than a dozen trucks at the yards of California's largest cattle feeder and beef processor.
Short-grass native prairie to Old World bluestem-seeded pastures, grazed and ungrazed pastures, herbicide-treated to untreated pastures – a traveling caravan made its way across the Panhandle five months after a March
Kansas is currently has 81.77% of land classified as D1 Moderate by the U.S. Drought Monitor. The recent dry-spell has led Governor Jeff Colyer to declare a drought designation to aid farmers and ranchers.
Calving season has either started or is just around the corner. Although first-calvers represent your future brood cows, they require more labor, higher quality feeds, and they reward your efforts by weaning the lightes
A lot of time and data goes into computing EPDs‚Äîmultiple weights and scores are taken for birth, carcass and maternal traits. Each number is run through a series of complex and mind blowing equations to turn raw d
Five-years after the Board of Directors of the American Veal Association (AVA) voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling for all U.S. veal farms to transition to group pens, a recent survey reveals that 70 percent