Unregistered Bull

            Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. Cattle are approaching the point where they’re hardly worth the wear and tear on the shoes of the horse you round them up on. It’s hard to see much improvement ahead. Eastern professors suggest that we observe a couple of meatless days each week in order...

Old & New Trails

MINERAL WELLS — Known as “Cattle Queen of the West,” Marie J. Riggs became a successful cattle woman against all odds although she never looked the part. Actually, I was researching another pioneer cattle raiser when I came across Marie’s name and was fascinated with her story. Her peers attribute her character “to invaluable traits...

On The Edge Of Common Sense

One of the most important traits of a good feedlot manager is the ability to assign blame. That is the reason they often employ consulting vets and nutritionists. It keeps them from having to fire regular employees. Unfortunately, it also pits the vets against the nutritionist in their everlasting battle to decide whether a problem...

The Computer & The Cowboy

I keep looking for computers affecting agriculture and some stories are being seen like this one: With artificial intelligence enabling machinery to plant, harvest and spray crops autonomously, more farmers will opt for leasing machinery, says John Fulton, a digital agriculture specialist at Ohio State University. "[E]specially since paying for usage of a machine can...

Cartoon

“To show you that I mean to do the right thing…If you’ll loan me the hundred dollars, I’ll pay you back fifty of it right now!”

It’s The Pitts

One unattained goal in my life was to have my own antique stagecoach and learn how to "handle the ribbons" to control the four or six horses I'd need to power it so I could drive it in parades. Preferably my stagecoach would be a Concord model, named after the town in New Hampshire, that...

800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902

800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902