Monthly Archives: July 2018

Baxter Black, DVM: THE OUTBACK

Baxter Black, DVM:  THE OUTBACK

Parts of Montana are as close to the Outback as we ‘Yanks’ will ever get.

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You want him to do what?

You want him to do what?

Progressive Cattleman

Selling online makes it difficult to gauge bull buyer knowledge. But if customer satisfaction and reputation is important to the success of your breeding legacy, knowing the right questions to ask or the right information to give before selling a bull to a guy or gal you met online is worth an investment of your time.

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DNA Helps Better Match Cow to Environment

DNA Helps Better Match Cow to Environment

Becky Mills

The summers are getting hotter and hotter, Alex Miller contends. That prompted the New Market, Tennessee, cattleman two years ago to buy a couple of Senepol bulls for his 225-head commercial cow herd. His goal was to breed more heat tolerance into the Angus and Angus-Hereford group.

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How to Estimate & Allocate Your Forage with a Grazing Stick

How to Estimate & Allocate Your Forage with a Grazing Stick


Estimating pasture forage yield and allocation can be challenging for beginner graziers. Luckily, tools like the grazing stick exist to assist producers in overcoming these first-timer difficulties and advancing their pasture management knowledge. Commonly given out at grazing workshops and pasture field days, grazing sticks are an educational and supportive tool useful for making immediate pasture management decisions.

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How to Fix 5 Common Estate Planning Problems

How to Fix 5 Common Estate Planning Problems

Cari Rincker

Not surprisingly, most people loathe reviewing their estate plan because it can be both confusing and daunting. Others do not want to think about death and avoid the topic altogether. If you already have put an estate plan together, you are ahead of the curve as many people do not have one.

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Signup Now for 2018 Beef Cattle Conference

Signup Now for 2018 Beef Cattle Conference

Southeast AgNet

Cow-calf producers across the Southeast can gain valuable insight on how to overcome challenges in the cattle business during the 2018 Beef Cattle Conference Saturday, August 18th at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena in Auburn, Alabama. With the theme “It’s what you learn after you know it all that really counts,” the conference will equip cattlemen and cattlewomen with the knowledge and management tools to better their operations in critical areas of production.

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Serving his country in Vietnam forever shaped Hereford breeder Jim McCown

Serving his country in Vietnam forever shaped Hereford breeder Jim McCown

Christy Couch Lee

Hereford World

The images are still as vivid as the moments they occurred more than 45 years ago. Flashes of red. Smoke. The spiraling of the helicopter to the ground. The sounds of live gunfire echo in his ears. The helicopter engines roar. The heat of the Vietnamese tropical rainforest. The relief of surviving yet again.

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