FARM BLEAT Oh give me a home, where the Banker horses roam
After traveling more than 1,540 miles over the course of three days, my folks and I were thrilled to be settling in for four nights at a motel right on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
Since we ar... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:25 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Horse owners, take note
The South Dakota State University Extension Service reports that blister beetles have been found in alfalfa fields in the western part of the state. The bugs are particularly interesting in that they ... Posted on 5/30/12 at 10:06 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS Birde Lover
When I saw a bumper sticker that said, Have you hugged your kid today? I couldnt help but think thats a no-brainer but did consider whom I havent hugged lately.
After contemplating those Ive negl... Posted on 4/9/12 at 8:00 PM
The highlight of Luka Hamer’s week is “Dixie Day.”
Each Thursday afternoon, Luka and her family drive 50 miles from Minneapolis to East Farmington, Wis., so she can ride Dixie, a Haflinger horse at Achin’ Back Acres.
In 1997, 91,458 adult cattle and calves were reported killed in spring blizzards and flooding. So far this spring, 91,000 cattle – 19,000 adult cattle and 72,000 calves - have died, according to an estimate by the USDA and the North Dakota State University Extension Service. Ranchers blame months of bad weather.
The North Dakota Winter Show paused during the draft horse pull Thursday to honor one of the most highly regarded members of the sport in this region.
Howard Wolf, 67, of Ypsilanti, N.D., died suddenly in January. He had competed in every draft horse pull at the Winter Show since they began in the 1970s.
MENTOR, Minn. - Horse have been a necessity on the American frontier for more than two centuries. They've pulled our wagons across the Plains, plowed fields and carried soldiers onto battle. They've also helped cowboys build and run the American cattle industry.
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