• Farm & Ranch

    The Longhorns

    By Ralph Chain We started raising Longhorns in 1964. We bought our first Longhorns in the Centennial Drive, a celebration of the 100-year drive from Texas to Dodge City, Kan. We bought two cows and [...]
  • Equine

    Behind the Alley with Amber Manley

    By Krista Lucas If you follow barrel racing and other equine events, you may have noticed a bright-eyed, cheery blonde behind the scenes. “Behind The Alley” is one of western industry’s newest brands to showcase [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    New World Screwworm

    By Barry Whitworth, DVM In October 2016 the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of screwworms in the Florida Keys. The initial case was found in a Key deer. In January 2017 the [...]
  • Equine

    Sydney Bottoms

    Vintage Cowgirl By Ddee Haynes If you happen to see a 1972 Cadillac Deville with bull horns being driven by a beautiful girl with long brown hair, a $1 million smile, sparkling eyes with a [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    OACD Leadership Class

    By Chris Cox Social movements are a lot like agricultural operations. An idea, much like a seed, has to be nurtured, cultivated and grown into something that people can believe in and grasp. Movements, again [...]
  • Equine

    Regenerative Medicine in the Horse

    By Lauren Lamb, DVM The horse’s body is composed of cells for every function. One of these functions is to repair injured tissue. These cells can be collected, concentrated/cultured and injected into injured tissue or [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Life of a Ranch Wife

    By Lanna Mills Imagine for a moment that everything you know, everything you have worked for, your livelihood, your home, your cattle or your crops are all gone. This is something that we do not [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Where the Paved Road Ends: Hello, Sunshine

    By Beth Watkins Some things just seem so routine in life like filling out paperwork when visiting a new doctor or participating in a survey. We are asked the same old questions: name, address, occupation, [...]
  • Attractions

    101 Ranch

    The Final Days By Laci Jones The 101 Ranch was a great success for several decades under first, G.W. Miller, then his three sons — Joe Miller, George Miller and Zack Miller. As all good [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    July 2018 Profile: John Gosney

    Unconventional Farmer By Laci Jones When John Gosney made the transition to becoming a certified organic farmer in the mid- ‘90s, the owner of John’s Farm in Fairview, Okla., did not receive much support. “The [...]
  • Outdoors

    Grazing Oklahoma: Cat’s Claws Sensitive Briar

    By Mike Proctor Characteristics: Cat’s claw sensitive briar is a warm-season, native, perennial forb with bright pink flowers and recurved spines (like a cat’s claw). The leaves are bi-pinnately compound, having leaflets that split again [...]
  • Attractions

    Still Queen of the House

    Jody Miller By Jan Sikes How many of you remember the hit song, “King of the Road?” While Roger Miller was the King of the Road, Jody Miller was the “Queen of the House.” Oklahoma [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    CARE

    Conservation & Agriculture Reach Everyone By Sarah Blaney Oklahoma is home to more than 18,000 Native American, African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American farmers and ranchers. The majority of the minority producers in Oklahoma are Native-American and [...]
  • Attractions

    Backroad Bites: Folgers Drive-In

    By Kristi Hawks If you are traveling to Ada, near it or just want to have your own Backyard Bites adventure, I highly recommend stopping in for a burger at Folgers Drive-In in Ada, Okla. [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Specialty Crops

    By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma has a variety of crops grown throughout the state, which includes cotton, corn, wheat, sorghum, soybeans and canola. They have long proven themselves as viable for production on the Southern [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Fred Morris & Transportation

    By Judy Wade In the 1950s, transportation was not just a means of going places. It was the name of what is perhaps the greatest greyhound racing dog to ever come out of Oklahoma. Fred [...]

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Life of a Ranch Wife

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By Lanna Mills Imagine for a moment that everything you know, everything you have worked for, your livelihood, your home, your cattle or your crops are all gone. This is something that we do not […]
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all-day TERRY DON WEST BULL RIDING SCHOOL @ 31965 Arbeka Rd. Henryetta, OK 74437
TERRY DON WEST BULL RIDING SCHOOL @ 31965 Arbeka Rd. Henryetta, OK 74437
Jul 6 – Jul 29 all-day
Learn the art of bull riding from a seasoned professional and world champion operating out of Henryetta. During three-day bull riding courses at Terry Don West Bull Riding School, PRCA World Champion Terry Don West will [...]
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all-day TULSA COUNTY FREE FAIR @ Tulsa Fairgrounds
TULSA COUNTY FREE FAIR @ Tulsa Fairgrounds
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day
The Tulsa County Free Fair comes to the Exchange Center at the Tulsa Fairgrounds. This event is open to the public and features 4-H and community exhibits as well as learning events and competitions. On [...]
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all-day PORTER PEACH FESTIVAL @ Downtown Porter
PORTER PEACH FESTIVAL @ Downtown Porter
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day
The Porter Peach Festival celebrates the area crop of peaches with a myriad of activities and events perfect for a bright summer day with the family. Purchase or pick peaches at nearby orchards, or head [...]
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all-day YOUTH NATIONAL ARABIAN & HALF-AR... @ Oklahoma State Fair Park
YOUTH NATIONAL ARABIAN & HALF-AR... @ Oklahoma State Fair Park
Jul 21 – Jul 28 all-day
The Youth National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show, held annually at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, is one of the most prestigious Arabian horse shows in North America. Held in the Jim Norick Arena, this [...]
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all-day AMERICAN BUCKSKIN WORLD CHAMPION... @ Tulsa Expo Square
AMERICAN BUCKSKIN WORLD CHAMPION... @ Tulsa Expo Square
Jul 23 – Jul 28 all-day
The American Buckskin Registry Association is holding the annual World Championship Show at Tulsa Expo Square. All classes of riders compete in keyhole, showmanship, riding, horsemanship, barrel racing, pole bending and reining. Three sets of [...]
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