Recent Blog Posts

  • November Garden Ideas

    November 15, 2015
    Late fall and early winter may not seem like great times to be active in the garden, but in many areas, there are still tasks that need to be completed.
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  • Tips for Training Your Dog to Come to You

    November 1, 2015
    When you get a new dog, one of the first things you may want to teach him is to come back to you. Hollering "sit! " as he runs in the other direction won’t do much good. Trying to chase him might be great for exercise, but not for your nerves.
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  • Year 'Round Supplementation Improves Pasture Utilization

    October 15, 2015
    It’s been a challenge raising registered Angus cattle through the last 13 years of drought on the Bradley 3 Ranch in the Texas Panhandle.
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  • Purina Accuration® Feed Nutrition Program Testimonial

    October 1, 2015
    W4 Ranch: Good Nutrition is Key to Producing High Quality Cattle A primary goal of W4 Ranch, Morgan, Texas, is to produce great high quality Hereford cattle. “Our basic goal is to be the top Herford breeder in the State of Texas,” says W4 general manager Jay Wright.
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  • Caring for Newborn Calves

    September 15, 2015
    Cattle may seem hardy, but newborn calves can be weak and delicate, and proper care in the first few hours of their lives will greatly improve survival rates and the overall health of newborns.
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  • The Best Kind of Fencing for Your Horse

    September 1, 2015
    Horses have a wide range of breeds, sizes, personalities and temperaments, and there is no single type of fence that is best for every type of horse.
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  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    August 17, 2015
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    August 1, 2015
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Tips for Cooling off your Pets

    July 1, 2015
    A small wading pool can be a great place for a dog to cool off. Keep it in the shade (hot water won’t help) and change the water frequently to discourage mosquito larvae. Just two or three inches of water may be adequate. Make sure your small dog can get in and out easily.
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  • Strategies for Feeding Show Animals

    June 15, 2015
    A good diet is essential for the highest quality show animals, no matter what type of livestock you hope to exhibit.
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