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 multitude of wildfires rolled its way across the High Plains in early March and destroyed acres, homes, and took the lives of countless livestock. The Texas Panhandle was an area hit hard by the wildfire.
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
How does fire intensity impact plant response? Fire intensity varies with the amount of vegetation to burn, moisture content of the vegetation, and weather conditions at the time of burning. Last year was a good forage
Cattle markets are in relatively good standing, even after large 2016 herd growth that showed up as a large January inventory, weather concerns of snow, drought and wildfire, and a volatile trade issues.
On 3/30/2010, the Woodward County Sheriff's Office received a call from
a rancher in northeast Woodward County, north of the town of Quinlan.
The rancher advised there had been an attempted theft of 13 head of
Can you imagine a 9 minute hailstorm with stones larger in size than a quarter? That was the case several days ago in Central Illinois when Mother Nature teed off and fired golf ball-sized hail at corn and soybean fiel