Carbondale Horse Rescue Unit Plans Educational Help A Horse Day

“Help a horse, lend a hand.”

That’s the ultimate objective, and there’ll be considerable more for anyone interested in horses.

Most importantly, it’ll be an afternoon of information for those who know nothing, little or have a definite desire to learn more about horses. Specifically those horses that don’t have a home, their owners want to get rid of them, and the ones that are hungry, have been or are being mistreated in any way.

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Farm changes in century-plus while still family-operated serving others in five counties

Lloyd Wulfkuhle’s only moved 100 feet in his lifetime.

“I was born in our farm home right over there, so I haven’t made a lot of headway,” Wulfkuhle evaluated tongue-in-cheek from the office at Lone Pine Ag-Services, Inc.

While being true, it’s a misnomer. The family farm has changed a lot since Wulfkuhle’s great grandfather started farming the original Douglas County quarter section west of Lecompton in the 1890. Continue reading →

Cattle Auction Points To Good Times For Producers And Beef Eaters

The cattle industry is guardedly optimistic, and beef steak lovers should be happy, too.

Despite concerns about drought, high inputs and government intrusion, that was the analysis after the Kniebel Cattle Company/Downey Ranch, Inc., beef cattle seed stock production sale Friday southeast of Manhattan.

“We were really nervous going into the sale, with all of the negatives facing our business,” admitted Barb Downey of the Downey Ranch Angus operation at Wamego. Continue reading →