Old & New Trails

(EDITOR’S NOTE — This is part one of a two-part series chronicling the Callan family’s journey from Ireland in 1844 to America and eventually Texas.) COLEMAN — James Joseph Callan was 11 years old when his parents left County Louth, Ireland and brought him and five siblings to America. The vessel “Luconia” arrived at Baltimore,...

It’s The Pitts

We've become a nation of pompous two-faced frauds. We like to eat good food but hate the farmers and ranchers who produced it. We think food comes from the grocery store and that water comes from the tap. We cuss fossil fuels and yet drive cars and trucks that run on oil and gas. We...

Oil About Ranching

What if you could develop an idea to generate profit from thin air? For instance, someone offers to pay you for taking pictures of your cows using a drone mounted camera in a manner that will not disturb your cows and will not require the drone operators to actually set foot on your property. They...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. A compadre up in the Panhandle who pleads to remain anonymous for fear he’ll be accused of unseemly bragging or even outright lying, says he’s been feeding cattle right along without losing money. The secret, he says, is a combination of a highly efficient feedlot, a banker...

Cartoon

“We better whip in here and see if the boss left any messages on his way to the country club."

Pokin’ Fun

My friend Terry Keeling, Leona, Texas has retired from selling farm and ranch real estate. My daddy used to say, “You can always tell when a man starts to lose his mind, he’ll say ‘I’m goin’ back to the farm’ and roll his eyes around like a dying calf in a hail storm.” A guy...

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800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902