Arkansas Neighbor Stories

Hard Work makes Champions

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Will and Tamara Lane use their farm in Jay, Okla. to teach their children many life lessons. They have a family-owned farm and run a show cattle operation on 62 acres supported by another 90 leased acres. A sign in their barn reads, “Purple banners do not make a champion: hard work does,” reflec [ ... ]


Birth to Market for Herd Improvement

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James and Mary Ann Skelton live on 11 acres in Springdale, Ark., but also rent an additional 300 acres in the Springdale area. They are also in a partnership with James‘s brother on an 800-acre farm near Winslow, Ark. Sons Louie and Joe bought out their uncle’s cattle operation and equipment and [ ... ]


All in for Red

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Many years ago, historians who know about such things suggest that red cattle were brought to Great Britain by both the Romans and the Vikings. Fast forward to the early 1800s. John Reeve, a tenet on the Earl of Leicester’s Holkham Estate in Norfolk, crossed horned Norfolk red beef cattle with the [ ... ]


Missouri Neighbor Stories

Creating the Future with Beefmaster

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“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” Many people have heard this famous quote but how many people actually live by the words? Jason Bates, general manger of Vaughn Family Farms manages the Beefmaster herd by this philosophy.


The Numbers Don’t Lie

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“Life’s about learning,” explained Barry Slayton. “If you’re not learning you are going backwards – and that applies to all areas of life these days.”


Maintaining a Seedstock and Commercial Balance

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Developing the very best Limousin genetics and encouraging future leaders in agriculture is the main focus at Pinegar Limousin, owned by Ed and Carol Pinegar.


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Finding Muti-Sire Balance

Placing two or more bulls in the same breeding pasture creates both efficiencies and problems. Dr. Robert Wells, a consu [ ... ]


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