• Outdoors

    Grazing Oklahoma: Indian Paintbrush

    By Mike Proctor Characteristics: Indian paintbrush has brightly colored bracts, which are modified leaves directly below a flower. The bracts provide most of the plant’s color, while the flowers themselves are much less apparent. Indian [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    A Tenacious Leader

    Jimmy Emmons receives the Leopold Conservation Award By Chris Cox and Sarah Blaney In Oklahoma, conservation plays a key role in just about every farming and ranching operation. Soil health and water conservation practices help [...]
  • Attractions

    Country Torchbearers

    Jason Boland and The Stragglers By Jan Sikes Jason Boland and The Stragglers have been making a unique brand of raw and honest music for almost two decades. One of the most remarkable aspects of [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Benefits of a Long Term Commitment

    No-Till By Everett Brazil, III The hA family has been farming in Harmon County for several generations. It is their lifeblood, and they are constantly striving to find new technologies and practices to improve their [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Remember food safety this Memorial Day

    By Mandy Gross, FAPC Communications Services Manager (Stillwater, Oklahoma – May 16, 2018) Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer and with warmer weather on the way, many Oklahomans will be firing up [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    101 Ranch

    The Height of the Ranch By Laci Jones With the Millers predicting success of the moving art while staying true to their heritage, they decided to partner on this particular risky venture. While they did [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    All Creatures Great & Small

    Jim Clark, DVM By Judy Wade When James Alfred “Alf” Wright, using the pen name James Herriot, wrote the book “All Creatures Great and Small” in 1972 about his adventures as a British country veterinarian, [...]
  • Equine

    A Lost Art

    The Side Saddle Sisters of Oklahoma By Laci Jones In a time period where modesty among women was at the utmost importance, riding side saddle was common in the 13th to early 20th century. However, [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Life of a Ranch Wife

    By Lanna Mills The temperatures are rising, the grass is greening up and flowers and trees are blooming. However, this warm weather brings more than just the sweet smell of wild plums blooming and pretty [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Orphan Lambs

    By Barry Whitworth Sheep producers’ profits depend on many things, but the more lambs that can be marketed, the better the opportunity to make a profit. To increase the number of lambs produced, prolific breeds [...]
  • Attractions

    Backroad Bites: Smokin’ Joe’s

    By Kristi Hawks For the May issue, the backroad bites is in a familiar town in Oklahoma — Davis. I started going to Davis in the early 1980s to visit family and found it a [...]
  • Equine

    Joint & Physis Infections in Foals

    By Lauren Lamb, DVM During foaling season, owners may notice that a foal is lame and suspect that the foal just got stepped on by the mare. While this could be the cause of the [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    May 2018 Profile: The Youree/Ward Women

    Barrels & Babies By Laci Jones As technology advances and society changes, quality family time is difficult to come by. The Youree/Ward family broke that mold among many others. Every morning, the Youree/Ward clan gather [...]
  • Home

    Umbilical Infections in Foals

    By Lauren Lamb, DVM The umbilical stump (navel) is the remnant of the umbilical cord. The umbilical cord contains large vessels (umbilical artery and vein), which transport blood between the fetus and the placenta within [...]
  • Outdoors

    Grazing Oklahoma: Tharp’s Spiderwort

    By Mike Proctor, Noble Research Institute research associate / mdproctor@noble.org Characteristics: Some say Spiderworts get their name from their sticky sap, which resembles a spider web after drying. Others say it is because their leaf [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    The Marijuana Patch

    By Ralph Chain We own a ranch in Barber County, Kansas. The house at the headquarters lies about one and a half miles off of the main traveled road. My cousin Junior and his wife [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Insecticide Resistance

    By Everett Brazil, III The cotton bollworm and corn earworm have been a problem for producers in years past, but modern transgenic cotton and corn varieties contain specialized traits designed to eliminate the pests from [...]

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Lacey’s Pantry – Toasted Pecan Chicken

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By Lacey Newlin This is a hardy meal to serve after a long day of work on the farm. The pecans add texture and the sauce smothers the chicken with flavor making this a great […]

Upcoming Events

all-day PERUVIAN HORSE SHOW @ Stephens County Fair & Expo Center
PERUVIAN HORSE SHOW @ Stephens County Fair & Expo Center
May 25 – May 27 all-day
Come to Duncan and witness as stately Peruvian steeds are put through their paces at the Peruvian Horse Show. This NAPHA, or North American Peruvian Horse Association, sanctioned event spotlights the Peruvian horse’s beauty, unusual [...]
all-day WILL ROGERS STAMPEDE PRCA RODEO @ Will Rogers Stampede Arena
May 25 – May 27 all-day
Make your way to Claremore for all the excitement of the annual Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo.  Rodeo events include bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, muttin bustin’ for the kids, rodeo clowns and a [...]
9:00 am SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
May 30 @ 9:00 am
Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.
all-day MAGNOLIA FESTIVAL OF OKLAHOMA @ Choctaw Event Center
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
Honoring the heritage of Durant, also known as the “Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma,” the Magnolia Festival of Oklahoma will feature games and festivities perfect for a fun-filled family weekend. Festivities kick off on Memorial Day [...]
all-day REDBUD SPECTACULAR HORSE SHOW @ Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
REDBUD SPECTACULAR HORSE SHOW @ Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
May 31 – Jun 10 all-day
The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association hosts the annual Redbud Spectacular at the Oklahoma State Fair Park. Come and cheer on competitors as they show their skills in roping, Western riding, speed events, reining, barrel racing [...]


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