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Stangle: Impossible burgers are made of what?

December 20, 2019

The impossible whopper is being advertised by Burger King as a plant based alternative to the whopper. When food manufacturers started talking about making artificial meat, I, too, thought it would be impossible to make...



Heavy carcasses weigh down market

January 24, 2020

Live cattle futures broke through the bottom side of a range last week showing the largest two-day correction since the rally started in September of 2019. The funds have continued to hold a long position...


Forest Service chief emphasizes timber sales

January 17, 2020

Vicki Christiansen, chief of the U.S. Forest Service, an Agriculture Department agency, highlighted increased visitor access and the highest timber sales in 21 years, in a year-end report. “In 2019, through Shared Stewardship agreements, we...


Varilek’s Cattle Call: Test of the Strength

January 17, 2020

We had a significant test lower across the agriculture markets on Thursday just after the signing of phase one. Friday was better for the grains, but livestock didn’t hold up quite as well. Fundamentals on...






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...



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...


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...


South Dakota Quarter Horse Association Convention

January 21, 2020

PIERRE, SD – Entering into their 71st year is a major milestone – but remaining a vibrant, fast moving organization is an accomplishment to be proud of. The 2019 South Dakota Quarter Horse Association Convention...


Urlacher Angus

January 21, 2020

TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk Date of Sale: Jan. 17, 2020 Location: Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, ND Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar Averages: 59 Two Year Old Angus Bulls – $5,542 Gregg and Mary Urlacher and family held...


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...


Waters Advocacy Coalition Applauds New Clean Water Rule

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON – January 23, 2020 – The Waters Advocacy Coalition, a broad cross-section of small businesses, farmers, ranchers and builders, today applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...


New BHSS youth beef show draws widespread attention

January 23, 2020

The stock show always has a bustling atmosphere with a variety of events catered to everyone from horsemen to cattlewomen, and artists to clinicians. A new event taking place for the first time this year...