Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. Probably a good many people outside that cattle business view the government’s offer to guarantee production loans to bona fide stockmen as rank subdivision to inflated food prices even though the loans are handled by commercial banks at going interest rates, like 10 percent or so. It...

Pokin’ Fun

I published this a couple of decades ago but with all the celebration going on with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing it deserves honorable mention of an equally daring aviator. From the archives of the NAA (National Archives Association) is a hand written account of Charles A. Lindbergh, September 16, 1926. Pilot Lindbergh,...

On The Edge Of Common Sense

Lynne parked her car in the little lot behind Cookies Du Moi. It was an odd little corner of Salt Lake City mixing pawn shops, liquor stores with barred windows and an invasion of upscale pastel-colored urban grazing and knick-knack shops. Small stores with cute names offering yogurt, dried flowers in a basket, ducks wearing...

Oil About Ranching

It’s mid-August and 107 degrees according to the thermometer which is hanging in the shade outside the window. It’s just a cheap one but accurate enough to remind us to stay inside and be thankful for air conditioners. It’s tempting to re-tell the Wyoming story about when it was 42 degrees below zero (actual not...

The Computer & The Cowboy

Ever since I started this column, I keep looking for ways that computers can help farmers and ranchers improve their productivity. Originally computers helped with decision making by permitting you to program different scenarios for management. Today computers have turned into drones, robots and artificial intelligence for decision making. From Entrepreneur Online comes this news...

Cartoon

"Jake, just last night I had a dream that I'd done drowned!"

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