“There are a lot of exciting things on the forefront of the dairy industry.
“We are promoting new things to increase healthy eating habits for children through the ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’ program with the National Football League and fast food chains to incorporate milk and dairy products in diets. Continue reading →
“He’s scared of his own shadow.”
There are those who seem that way, and we’ve sure ridden horses that became frightened at the slightest unusual sight or sound.
Was little doubt, our mount would be the ugliest, thinnest, most scraped up and embarrassing horse there. Continue reading →
“There’ve been lots of changes in hogs in my lifetime, but the hogs we’re producing now are the best I’ve ever seen.”
Since he started showing home-raised pigs when he was eight years old, Mike Bond is speaking from firsthand experience as he’s seen and produced lots of pigs.
Today, with his wife, Debra, and assistance from their grown children, Brian, Kim and Leah, Bond specializes in show pig production at Valleybrook Farms near Overbrook in Osage County. Continue reading →
He’s not even a teenager, yet, but this cowboy’s one of the best paid around.
Certainly, calculated on an hourly basis, Camden Hoelting’s wages come right up there with the highest paid of any profession.
The 12-year-old returned to his Olpe ranch home Sunday night $5,765 richer than when he left Saturday morning. Continue reading →
“Quit complaining. It doesn’t do any good.”
Others have insisted that to us recently, and we frequently must remind our self of the same.
We truly have nothing whatsoever to gripe about, but we do. It’s a habit, a rut, we seem to get into, and that’s the only excuse there is, even though that’s not a legitimate one. Continue reading →
“Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail.”
That ole familiar Easter time tune came to life during the recent Youth Rabbit Show at Cico Park in Manhattan.
And, the sport of rabbit hopping is rapidly increasing in popularity throughout the country, according to Lil Peck, who attracted considerable attention with a demonstration of rabbit hopping she hosted during the show. Continue reading →
Flint Hills pasture lease rates are higher than they have ever been.
Well, certainly the highest on record, according to the Bluestem Pasture Release – 2013, issued May, 7, 2013, by Kanas Agricultural Statistics at the Kansas Department of Agriculture.
Dale Rodman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture, said funding has not been available for the past three years to complete the survey of leasing rates for the 14-county Bluestem pasture. Continue reading →