On the Road with Dave Alexander

May 30, 2018 0
By Dave Alexander  Howdy Texas Music Fans! Does anybody remember Fred Sanford from Sanford and Son, the old television show? You know, back when there were just three or maybe four channels. Old Fred would […]

Ag Elsewhere: Montana

May 30, 2018 0
Photo and Description by Jean Stimpson  “June 25, 1876 was an extremely hot day for southern Montana,” said Montana native Jean Stimpson. “George Armstrong Custer and the seventh Cavalry rode into what the Indians called […]

Ranching Down Under

May 28, 2018 0
By Samantha Hall  Between 17 and 21 million years ago, erupting volcanoes created the Nandewar Ranges and the magnificent Mount Kaputar, which became home to the Kamilaroi people (pronounced GA-MIL-A-ROY). Scar trees on the Wee […]

[AgriLife Today] Tackling mosquito, tick problems in Texas

May 25, 2018 0
By: Blair Fannin Experts convene as part of Western Gulf Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Ragsdale, 979-845-2510, dragsdale@tamu.edu WESLACO – With ticks posing an ongoing threat to Texas’ cattle […]

Meanwhile back at the ranch…

May 25, 2018 0
By Rayford Pullen The bi-annual solstice will be occurring June 21 this year and is expected to occur at 10:07 a.m. Hopefully it will find you spending quality time with your family and friends as […]

Duel to the Death

May 24, 2018 0
By Judy Wade Like most Texas frontier towns in the 1800s, Spanish Fort had its share of mischief, mayhem and murder. When white settlers first came to the area, they discovered remnants of a fort […]

Cowboy Cuisine – Pearl Snap Kolaches

May 22, 2018 0
By Steve Stevens There isn’t any cowboy worth his salt who hasn’t worn a good pearl snap shirt. They are my preference and the preference of many of my cowboy heroes like Casey Tibbs, Larry […]

Mildred Farris — Rodeo Royalty

May 20, 2018 0
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 […]

Grazing North Texas — To Kill A Mesquite

May 19, 2018 0
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 […]
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