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Cattlemen’s Congress: Jan. 2-17 in OKC

CWe would like to announce the inaugural Cattlemen’s Congress that will be held on January 2-17, 2021 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. The Cattlemen’s Congress will provide an opportunity to showcase genetics, provide...


Presidential Candidates on Agricultural Issues

The American Farm Bureau has obtained the following responses to ag-related questions asked of the two presidential candidates. International Trade • Joe Biden (D) We will develop a comprehensive strategy to aggressively enforce our laws...




Treat it fast: Foot rot in cattle

Foot rot is an infection that causes swelling, heat and inflammation between the toes of a cloven -hoofed animal, resulting in severe lameness. Nearly every cattle producer has seen this situation, finding an animal suddenly...







How to build the best loading chute

Many ranchers have ways to load cattle into a stock trailer, but if they send calves or cull cows on a cattle truck or semi they need a loading chute. A good chute makes it...


Keeping calves healthy: How to treat the sick ones

When weaned calves hit the feedlot their new normal requires some adjustment. A certain percentage will always get sick, but good feedlot health managers can keep those numbers as morbidities, not mortalities. Chris Thomsen of...




Stifle injuries and treatments

In the past, an injury to the stifle joint of a horse may have certainly ended his or her career or usefulness. Now, with the ever-evolving science of veterinary medicine, afflictions to the joint have...


Last American cowboy

The American Cowboy is a dying breed, at least according to Animal Planet’s newest original television series “Last American Cowboy,” that premiered June 7, 2010. The show details life on three family-owned and operated working...


The true grit of Amberley Snyder

A movie is about to be released might give you the inspiration to push ahead with your dreams. Your heart might skip a beat as you watch a beautiful blond paraplegic strapped to her saddle...



What really happened to the bison?

Bison are the iconic symbol of the American West. From literature to advertising to art, the awesome creatures have had a strong presence is the psyche of American people. The fact that huge herds of...


Montana beef makes a global statement

Beef producers in Montana are on a roll, making sure that not only the U.S., but also a number of other countries are getting the message that the beef genetics in the state are top...