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    Mildred Farris — Rodeo Royalty

    By Judy Wade “The prettiest picture was when Mildred carried the American Flag and Clem McSpadden read the Cowboy Prayer at the National Finals in Oklahoma City,” said Donna McSpadden, wife of the late Clem [...]
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    Grazing North Texas — To Kill A Mesquite

    By Tony Dean  Ranchers interested in using aerial spray for mesquite control usually pick one of two options. Some elect to use a less expensive chemical in an attempt to simply defoliate the trees and [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    [AgriLife Today] Texas Crop and Weather Report for May 15, 2018

    By: Adam Russell Demand for sheep, goats remains high amid strong meat, wool, mohair markets Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The demand for sheep and goats continues to [...]
  • Equine

    Tack Talk

    By Krista Lucas  The equine market seems to be growing daily, not with just horses but also in the choices of tack, feed, supplements and just about anything else one can imagine for a horse. [...]
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    Umbilical infections in foals

    By Lauren Lamb, DVM The umbilical stump (navel) is the remnant of the umbilical cord. The umbilical cord contains large vessels (umbilical artery and vein), which transport blood between the fetus and the placenta within [...]
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    Confessions of a Hunter : Then and Now

    By Andy Anderson  A few days ago my son, Clay and I were enjoying a Sunday afternoon. I was flipping through the TV to find one of his beloved “Army” shows or a hunting show, [...]
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    Foal Season : One Tough Mother

    By Corsi Martin  With the blooming of spring comes flowers, warm breezes, green trees, seas of bluebonnets along Texas highways, and much needed showers. These are surefire indicators of springtime in North Texas, but for [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    The Future of Cotton Harvest is amongst us

    By Payton Coker, WTAMU Student  A debate of epic proportion in the agricultural industry revolves around cotton country. Since the introduction of the John Deere CS690 in 2014, the conflict between traditional cotton strippers and [...]
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    Wagon Wheel Ranch Announces Complete Dispersal

    For immediate release Contact Julie Bryant 817.223.2324 julie.bryant@golatigo.com Lometa, Texas, May 2, 2018 –  The storied Wagon Wheel Ranch will hold a complete dispersal of its legendary Foundation American Quarter Horse herd June 29-30 at the [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    AG Elsewhere: Montana- Branding Season

    By Jean Stimpson  “May is our month for branding and taking cows and bulls out to pasture,” Montana rancher’s wife Jean Stimpson said. “Branding is one of our favorite times of the year. Friends, family, [...]
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    Grazing North Texas – Wild Plum

    By Tony Dean  Wild plum is a small tree that forms dense thickets on prairies and roadsides from East Texas to the Rolling Plains. Plums are a member of the rose family, and there are [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Ranching Down Under

    By Samantha Hall The Sydney Royal Easter Show is an annual show held in Sydney, Australia, where country meets city for over two weeks during the Easter period. It is comprised of an agricultural show, [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Orphan Lambs

    By Barry Whitworth, DVM Sheep producers’ profits depend on many things, but the more lambs that can be marketed, the better the opportunity to make a profit. To increase the number of lambs produced, prolific [...]
  • Attractions

    An Accidental Masterpiece — Clark Gardens

    By Jessica Crabtree  A simple idea and love for gardening literally grew before the eyes of Max Clark and his late wife Billie. When the two settled on the property between Weatherford and Mineral Wells, [...]

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Upcoming Events

May
25
Fri
all-day Summer Sounds Concert Series @ Historic Downtown Gainesville
Summer Sounds Concert Series @ Historic Downtown Gainesville
May 25 all-day
Historic Downtown Gainesville, Gainesville, TX 76240. Join us for three summer nights of live music on the historic brick streets of Downtown Gainesville, Texas. We’ll [...]
May
31
Thu
7:30 pm Wichita County Mounted Patrol Championship Rodeo
Wichita County Mounted Patrol Ch…
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
2901 S. Farm to Market Rd 369, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76310. UPRA Open rodeo. Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $8 in advance, [...]
Jun
1
Fri
8:00 am City-Wide Garage Sale
City-Wide Garage Sale
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
The city will have the annual city wide garage sale on June 1 through June 2. All garage sale fees will be waived for this [...]
Jun
2
Sat
10:00 am Pioneer Day: A Living History Day at the Jack County Museum @ Jack County Museum
Pioneer Day: A Living History Da… @ Jack County Museum
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pioneer Day: A Living History Day at the Jack County Museum June2 Jack County Museum, 241 W. Belknap, Jacksboro, Texas. Relive the days of long [...]
5:00 pm Food Truck Championship of Texas Concert @ Young County Arena
Food Truck Championship of Texas… @ Young County Arena
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Young County Arena, 120 Barclay Blvd, Graham, TX 76450. Save the date June 2 – Graham will have a rockin’ concert at the Young County [...]
Jun
5
Tue
all-day Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Jun 5 – Jun 10 all-day
June 5-10 Parker County Youth Livestock Show Sheriff’s Posse Grounds, 2251 US Hwy 180 in Weatherford, TX. Come out in June to watch as local 4-H [...]
all-day Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Jun 5 – Jun 10 all-day
Sheriff’s Posse Grounds, 2251 US Hwy 180 in Weatherford, TX. Come out on June 5 through the 10 to watch as local 4-H and FFA [...]

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Upcoming Events

May
25
Fri
all-day Summer Sounds Concert Series @ Historic Downtown Gainesville
Summer Sounds Concert Series @ Historic Downtown Gainesville
May 25 all-day
Historic Downtown Gainesville, Gainesville, TX 76240. Join us for three summer nights of live music on the historic brick streets of Downtown Gainesville, Texas. We’ll [...]
May
31
Thu
7:30 pm Wichita County Mounted Patrol Championship Rodeo
Wichita County Mounted Patrol Ch…
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
2901 S. Farm to Market Rd 369, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76310. UPRA Open rodeo. Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $8 in advance, [...]
Jun
1
Fri
8:00 am City-Wide Garage Sale
City-Wide Garage Sale
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
The city will have the annual city wide garage sale on June 1 through June 2. All garage sale fees will be waived for this [...]
Jun
2
Sat
10:00 am Pioneer Day: A Living History Day at the Jack County Museum @ Jack County Museum
Pioneer Day: A Living History Da… @ Jack County Museum
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pioneer Day: A Living History Day at the Jack County Museum June2 Jack County Museum, 241 W. Belknap, Jacksboro, Texas. Relive the days of long [...]
5:00 pm Food Truck Championship of Texas Concert @ Young County Arena
Food Truck Championship of Texas… @ Young County Arena
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Young County Arena, 120 Barclay Blvd, Graham, TX 76450. Save the date June 2 – Graham will have a rockin’ concert at the Young County [...]
Jun
5
Tue
all-day Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Jun 5 – Jun 10 all-day
June 5-10 Parker County Youth Livestock Show Sheriff’s Posse Grounds, 2251 US Hwy 180 in Weatherford, TX. Come out in June to watch as local 4-H [...]
all-day Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Parker County Youth Livestock Show @ Sheriff’s Posse Grounds
Jun 5 – Jun 10 all-day
Sheriff’s Posse Grounds, 2251 US Hwy 180 in Weatherford, TX. Come out on June 5 through the 10 to watch as local 4-H and FFA [...]
8:00 pm Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Frontier Days @ Parker County Sherriff’s Posse Grounds
Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Fr… @ Parker County Sherriff’s Posse Grounds
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Frontier Days June 5-9 Parker County Sherriff’s Posse Grounds, 2251 Mineral Wells Hwy, Weathreford, TX, 76086. 71st Annual PCSP Frontier Days [...]
Jun
7
Thu
all-day Jerry Askey Memorial Farm Festival
Jerry Askey Memorial Farm Festival
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
635 PR 4531, Decatur, Texas, 76234. The event is organized by the Chisholm Trail Tractor Club Branch 112. Cost $5 a person, children under 10 [...]
Jun
8
Fri
8:00 pm The 66th Annual Chisholm Trail Rodeo
The 66th Annual Chisholm Trail R…
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm
Noconca, Texas. Come out June 8 and 9, Friday and Saturday to enjoy some rodeo action! Tickets are $10 at the gate, $8 in advance, [...]

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