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Some Notes About Farmers and Ranchers

Recently, I went to an agricultural conference, and listened to a panel discussion about farmers and farming, ranchers and ranching – and this is what I gleaned: Farmers and ranchers turn the fertile soil into nutritious food for all of … Continue reading

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Branding at Hyde Ranch Angus

BRANDING AT HYDE RANCH ANGUS!   Earlier this month we profiled Bill and Beverly White and their purebred Angus cattle operation, Hyde Ranch Angus.  They invited us to visit them during their annual branding, which was held in April.  Branding … Continue reading

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What’s Your Beef?

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has done a wonderful job with their long-running “Beef, It’s What’s For Dinner” campaign. They have educated us well on the health benefits of eating beef products.   Beef is an excellent protein, high in … Continue reading

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Rancher Profile – Hyde Ranch Angus

When we think of ranchers, we think of the cattlemen out on the range, raising the beef we eat.  But have you ever thought of who it is that breeds and raises the cows and bulls in order to produce … Continue reading

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Life on the Range – Idaho’s Ranching Families

The Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission has a program called “Life on the Range” that showcases Idaho’s rangeland and ranching families. Their most recent video introduces us to two Idaho ranching families, the Minks and the Jacas. Mom knows members of … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

I love chores, I hate chores, I tolerate chores, I share my chores. But love them or hate them, it doesn’t really matter because, regardless, the chores will always be there. -Ryan Taylor, Write and North Dakota Rancher

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Thought of the Week

Chores are the foundation of the day to build from. First, get the chores done, and then tackle a bigger job or some special project, or go to town or save the world. I appreciate the foundation. I can count … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

A repetitive chore makes for a good horse, and a responsible kid. -Ryan Taylor, Writer and North Dakota Rancher

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Movie Myths of the Western Ranch

Going through some old files, I found this funny little article from the March 2013 volume of Western Farmer-Stockman.  Here’s a list to set Hollywood straight on ranching! 1 – Mustangs don’t run wild through every canyon in the west, … Continue reading

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Rancher Profile – The Baker Family

This month we are introducing you to the Bakers, an Idaho ranching family.  I met Sarah Baker, the 6th generation to carry on her family’s ranching tradition, through Leadership Idaho Agriculture.  She brought a lot of fun and entertainment to … Continue reading

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