Classy Trailer Designs: Creating Art

Late at night, when her husband and two-year-old boy are snug in their beds dreaming, Jill Skinner works to make her dreams come true by creating beautiful jewelry. She gathers turquoise and metals from her favorite dealers to create unique, custom pieces for her clients. Every piece is different, and several are one of a […]

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Mark That Card: Simmental Heifers

Simmental Heifers Official Results Provided by, Blake Bloomberg, Oklahoma State University 1-2-4-3  Cuts: 4-4-7 I like the Simmental Heifers 1-2-4-3. It’s hard not to tie into the combination of look and cow power I find in the 1 female to win. Not only is she long necked and attractive, but here’s one that puts it together with […]

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Recipes from the Ranch: A Little Sugar & A Little Spice

By, Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen During December my daughter Bethany and I tried a few new recipes and added our own flair to them. She recently came across a recipe and it reminded her of her days in Aggieland when she loved a similar dish from their favorite taco restaurant. We recreated this recipe […]

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Preparing Livestock for the Show: Weight Management

By Josh Brockman, Brockman Farms What’s the right thing to do? That’s a question I ask myself for every situation when it comes to livestock, but it’s especially true when it comes to feeding and preparing for a show from a weight standpoint. The first and most important factor to consider is to “Get a Plan” and […]

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Giving Kids Responsibility Through Livestock

Who says showing livestock teaches responsibility? Well, most everyone does. Moms, dads, grandparents and ag teachers all share the sentiment that taking care of animals and exhibiting them in the ring is an exceptionally educational experience. What follows, either selling the animal for harvest or breeding them to produce another champion, is also a tremendous […]

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Sure Champ Welcomes Josh Brockman

One word that best describes how you work: Constantly Most memorable show win: All of them are truly memorable for me, but the Champion York barrow in San Antonio in 2012 always sticks in my mind. It was one of the first major breeds I had won myself/as an ag teacher at that point in […]

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