• Country Lifestyles

    Outstanding Rodeo Man — John Farris

    By Judy Wade John Farris is a name known and respected by rodeo contestants and fans across the country. Farris worked every National Finals Rodeo in one capacity or another from 1967 to 2013. He [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    A Foal Born Into Fame

    By Corsi Martin  It’s that time of year again. Tiny little hooves are hitting the ground all over America. Foaling season is an exciting, exhilarating and exhausting time for horse breeders all over the nation. [...]
  • Equine

    The Patriot & The American

    By Krista Lucas  The world’s richest one day rodeo was held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on February 25 for the fifth year in a row. The American was once again a huge success [...]
  • Equine

    Not all Gators are in Louisiana

    By Janis Blackwell  One formidable Gator happens to reside in Oklahoma—Burneyville, Okla., to be exact. “Shameon U” (barn name Gator) is a nine-year-old AQHA gelding owned by Cayla Melby Small. The Melby family moved to [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Rhodococcus Infections in the Foal

    By Lauren Lamb, DVM  Rhodococcus pneumonia is one of the most common causes of pneumonia in foals one to four months of age. Rhodococcus equi (R. equi) is the bacterial that causes an infection in [...]
  • Equine

    RFDTV — The American

    By Phillip Kitts  Well, the 2018 rodeo season has reached the next phase, and with this next phase there will not be much influence on the world standings, but there are big changes in competitors’ [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Signs of Spring

    Photo and description by Jean Stimpson Jean Stimpson said, “We had a long winter, more snow than we’ve had in years and below zero temps lasted longer than they should have. But with the purple [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Who is Peter Cottontail?

    By Jessica Crabtree  The Easter holiday makes you think of colorfully decorated eggs, Easter dresses, candy and of course the Easter bunny. But how did the Easter bunny come to be associated with the Christian [...]
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    The Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch

    By Russell A. Graves “We’ll start a fire on both sides of this field and it will eventually burn together,” says Dale Rollins as we ride his side-by-side utility vehicle along the ranch’s interior roads [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    [AgriLife Today] Texas Crop and Weather Report for March 17, 2018

    By: Adam Russell Most planted sorghum fields in good shape, unplanted areas dealing with drought Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-845-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Sorghum fields have been planted in much of the [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Australia’s First Lady Of Racing

    By Samantha Hall Sept. 2, 1954, the leading trainer in Australian racing, Tommy J. Smith, and his wife Valerie welcomed their brand new baby daughter Gabriel into the world. She would be known as Gai. [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    [AgriLife Today] Drones help researchers monitor dryland wheat

    By: Kay Ledbetter Panhandle’s moisture-deficient winter offers prime drought-tolerance measurements Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jackie Rudd, 806-677-5600, jcrudd@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research dryland wheat variety nursery near Bushland is being monitored [...]
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    Texas Tarpon

    By Russell A. Graves  The sun was just peaking over the water when we launched from the boat ramp near Rockport. Beautiful and calm, the waters of Aransas Bay sit behind the expansive San Jose [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Meanwhile back at the ranch…

    By Rayford Pullen I’m so happy spring is here I can’t stop grinning. Bull decisions are made this time of year that can impact our herds for the next 10 to 20 years if we [...]

Upcoming Events

Apr
20
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all-day Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo  @ Kay Yeager Coliseum
Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo  @ Kay Yeager Coliseum
Apr 20 – Apr 21 all-day
April 20-21 2018 Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo The PRCA Rodeo returns to Wichita Falls! Rodeo starts at 7 p.m. nightly at the Kay Yeager Coliseum, 1000 [...]
Apr
27
Fri
all-day 42nd Annual Germanfest
42nd Annual Germanfest
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day
April 27-29 42nd Annual Germanfest Muenster, Texas 76252. German food, beverage and rides inside the park require tickets instead of cash. Ticket booths are located [...]
Apr
28
Sat
9:00 am 2018 Cruisin’ Kemp Car Show @ East parking lot of Sike Center
2018 Cruisin’ Kemp Car Show @ East parking lot of Sike Center
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
2018 Cruisin’ Kemp Car Show Annual car show April 28, 2018 at the east parking lot of Sikes Senter Mall, presented by the Museum of North Texas [...]
10:00 am Country Craft Show for Sanctified Hope @ Iron Skillet Restaurant Parking Lot
Country Craft Show for Sanctifie… @ Iron Skillet Restaurant Parking Lot
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
April 28 Country Craft Show for Sanctified Hope Iron Skillet Restaurant Parking Lot, 2001 Santa Fe Drive off I-20 at Exit 409, Weatherford, TX. Join [...]
May
5
Sat
10:00 am Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge
Eighter From Decatur Food Truck …
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
May 5 Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge Decatur, Texas Come out May 5 to be a part of the Eighter from Decatur Food Truck [...]
10:00 am Spring Fling @ Leonard Park
Spring Fling @ Leonard Park
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 5 Spring Fling Leonard Park, 1000 W. California St., Gainesville, TX 76240. To honor the birthday of the playscape in Gainesville’s Leonard Park, the [...]
May
10
Thu
all-day Western Heritage Classic @ Taylor County Expo Center
Western Heritage Classic @ Taylor County Expo Center
May 10 – May 13 all-day
1801 E South 11th St, Abilene, TX 79602. Make your way May 10 through 13 to the Taylor County Event Center for a weekend full [...]

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Upcoming Events

Apr
20
Fri
all-day Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo  @ Kay Yeager Coliseum
Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo  @ Kay Yeager Coliseum
Apr 20 – Apr 21 all-day
April 20-21 2018 Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo The PRCA Rodeo returns to Wichita Falls! Rodeo starts at 7 p.m. nightly at the Kay Yeager Coliseum, 1000 [...]
Apr
27
Fri
all-day 42nd Annual Germanfest
42nd Annual Germanfest
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day
April 27-29 42nd Annual Germanfest Muenster, Texas 76252. German food, beverage and rides inside the park require tickets instead of cash. Ticket booths are located [...]
Apr
28
Sat
9:00 am 2018 Cruisin’ Kemp Car Show @ East parking lot of Sike Center
2018 Cruisin’ Kemp Car Show @ East parking lot of Sike Center
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
2018 Cruisin’ Kemp Car Show Annual car show April 28, 2018 at the east parking lot of Sikes Senter Mall, presented by the Museum of North Texas [...]
10:00 am Country Craft Show for Sanctified Hope @ Iron Skillet Restaurant Parking Lot
Country Craft Show for Sanctifie… @ Iron Skillet Restaurant Parking Lot
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
April 28 Country Craft Show for Sanctified Hope Iron Skillet Restaurant Parking Lot, 2001 Santa Fe Drive off I-20 at Exit 409, Weatherford, TX. Join [...]
May
5
Sat
10:00 am Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge
Eighter From Decatur Food Truck …
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
May 5 Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge Decatur, Texas Come out May 5 to be a part of the Eighter from Decatur Food Truck [...]
10:00 am Spring Fling @ Leonard Park
Spring Fling @ Leonard Park
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 5 Spring Fling Leonard Park, 1000 W. California St., Gainesville, TX 76240. To honor the birthday of the playscape in Gainesville’s Leonard Park, the [...]
May
10
Thu
all-day Western Heritage Classic @ Taylor County Expo Center
Western Heritage Classic @ Taylor County Expo Center
May 10 – May 13 all-day
1801 E South 11th St, Abilene, TX 79602. Make your way May 10 through 13 to the Taylor County Event Center for a weekend full [...]
May
11
Fri
5:00 pm Butterfield Stage Days @ Bridgeport Riding Club
Butterfield Stage Days @ Bridgeport Riding Club
May 11 @ 5:00 pm
May 11-12 Butterfield Stage Days Bridgeport Riding Club, Bridgeport, Texas. Start your summer off right, with the fun and bright lights rodeo brings. Nightly performances [...]
May
12
Sat
all-day Celtic Woman: Homecoming Tour @ Memorial Auditorium
Celtic Woman: Homecoming Tour @ Memorial Auditorium
May 12 all-day
Memorial Auditorium, 1300 7th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. On a winter’s night in Dublin 14 years an idea to create a musical show with [...]
May
18
Fri
all-day Archer City Heritage Days
Archer City Heritage Days
May 18 – May 19 all-day
Make your way out to Archer City May 18 through the 19 for the second annual Western Heritage Days! This two-day event will celebrate the [...]

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