Category Archives: Farm Products

American Wool in the Military

As the single largest domestic buyer of American wool, it is important that the United States Military understands all that wool has to offer when it comes to outfitting American soldiers, airmen and women and sailors. The American Sheep Industry … Continue reading

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#28 Pinto the BlogDog – How to Train Your Sheep Dog

Howdy folks!  How’s it out there in humanland?  I know, I know, it’s been months since I wrote a post.  M’Lady’s been after me daily to “get on it, Pinto!” but I h’aint had no inspiration!  Till now that is. Wait’ll ya hear. … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“We wouldn’t have a beef industry without rangeland.” –Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission

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Thought of the Week

Grazing is a tool. It doesn’t take away, but enhances our environment. Grazing is beneficial to our rangelands. -Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission  

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Update from Farmer Todd

Here’s a newsy update from Palouse farmer, Todd Strader.  You will remember Todd’s profile, published in November, 2013.  He always writes interesting updates… We have 218 acres of soft white winter wheat this year.  The wheat was no-tilled in mid-September, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Join the health movement, and eat 1/2 Cup pulse foods each and every day. These are garbanzos, lentils, dry peas, dry beans.

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Buy Good Beef!

We have heard the term “hanging beef,” or “aged beef” when we go to the butcher’s counter.  What does this mean?  Hanging or aging beef is an extensive culinary process, and worth it! Dry aged beef is more expensive than … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“Big dreams yield big rewards.” -Tim McGreevy, CEO American Pulse Association

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The Activist Italian Farmer

Here’s an interesting something for you.  The European Union court has ruled in favor of an Italian activist farmer who has defied his nation’s law by planting genetically modified corn. Italy had prosecuted Giorgio Fidenato for cultivating the corn on … Continue reading

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Did You Notice?

The U.S. Olympic team is wearing American Wool to stay warm at the Pyeongchang Olympics this winter.  Have you seen the smart looking outfits?  Be on the lookout for them tonight! Ralph Lauren was commissioned to design arctic-worthy and stylish … Continue reading

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