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Green Plains sells a share of cattle co

September 12, 2019

Green Plains Inc, based in Omaha, Nebraska completed the sale of 50 percent of Green Plains Cattle Company for $77 Million to AGR Partners, TGAM Agribusiness Fund Holdings-B LP and StepStone Atlantic Fund LP s....



Treat it fast: Foot rot in cattle

July 25, 2018

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...



Guest Opinion: Genocide against white farmers, S. Africa

August 8, 2019

South Africa has long had a serious problem with crime. The murder rate is 36 per 100,000, meaning 57 people are murdered each day, placing South Africa’s homicide rate just behind that of countries now...






Injury sidelines reigning world champ Wade Sundell

August 29, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Reigning Saddle Bronc Riding World Champion Wade Sundell was injured Aug. 24 while competing at the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Sundell was aboard The Cervi Brothers’...



APR shares Vision

September 12, 2019

Recently the American Prairie Reserve purchased 14,122 acres for their wildlife preserve in northcentral Montana. APR’s Senior Land Acquisition Manager Betty Holder answered the following questions regarding the APR, its land purchases, its mission and...


The true grit of Amberley Snyder

February 26, 2019

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...


How to build the best loading chute

September 6, 2018

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...



Open letter: Competitive market needed

September 13, 2019

To Whom It May Concern: My name is Bob Edington, my family and I have owned and operated the Coleman Livestock Auction since 1961. I am also in the cattle business running yearlings, cows and...



Assisting the bonding process between cow and calf

December 20, 2011

After a cow gives birth, she starts sniffing and licking her newborn calf. In this bonding process, she learns to recognize her calf, and commits to caring for it and protecting it. Her actions are...



Last American cowboy

June 18, 2010

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...