On the ranch, On the road
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Not your ordinary Valentine

I’ve been everywhere, man. I’ve been everywhere, man. Crossed the deserts bare, man. I’ve breathed the mountain air, man. Of travel I’ve had my share, man. I’ve been everywhere. Now, when I say our Black Ink team’s been everywhere, man, I mean it! Our small team of nine has covered almost as much ground as Johnny […]

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Mythbusters
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Love is in the air…

So here’s a myth I love to tackle! A week and a half ago, thousands of cattlemen gathered for the Cattle Industry Convention. Now, many of them are home and, like Steve, into calving. But one rancher I visited with was already looking ahead to breeding. Thinking about his next infusion of genetics, he wondered […]

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On the ranch, The Purpose Driven Herd
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Why NOW?

Hey fellow seekers,      People have all kinds of reasons as to why they calve when they do. Mine is partly about the opportunity to use artificial insemination (AI) on our heifers, along with others from the family so that we can get 85 to 100 in a group.  We push the date forward about as […]

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Award/contest winners, Hot topics, On the road
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And the winners are…

… drumroll, please! The winners of five new steak knife sets and one new charcoal grill are… … I can’t tell you! Dang! Sorry for the suspense, folks. But our lucky NCBA grill give-a-way winners have been notified by e-mail and we will know their identities soon. I figured they wouldn’t enjoy having their addresses plastered online, […]

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Mythbusters
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Myths fresh from the hallways, forums in Denver

When I started Mythbuster Mondays a few weeks ago, I told you we hear these statements everywhere. Well, last week while I was at the Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show in Denver, I made note of a few details that could use a little straightening out. They’ll make good fodder for the rest of […]

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