• Outdoors

    Grazing Oklahoma: Rescuegrass

    By Rob Cook Characteristics: Rescuegrass is an introduced, cool-season, annual bunch grass. When mature, it reaches about one to two and one-half feet tall. The leaves are up to one-half inch wide and are broader [...]
  • Outdoors

    Resist Urge to “Rescue” Young Wildlife

    April 19, 2017- Springtime brings renewal in nature. It’s a time of abundance when new life and new growth emerge, continuing the ancient cycle that defines the outdoor world. Unfortunately each spring, well-meaning people interrupt [...]
  • Outdoors

    Oklahoma State Parks: Gloss Mountain State Park

    By Laci Jones Gloss Mountain State Park, located north of Fairview, Okla., was named after the chain of mountains across Major County. The mountains are flat top mesas capped with gypsum rock, said Mark Stubsten, [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Belted Galloway

    The Scottish Breed By Laci Jones Often called the “Oreo-breed,” the Belted Galloway breed of cattle are distinguished by their color. This breed is white sandwiched between a black, red or dun color. The Belted [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Life of a Ranch Wife

    By Lanna Mills It is a well-known fact that cowboying is unlike any other profession. However, as with other professions there are some tools of the trade that a cowboy just cannot do without. Like [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Lacey’s Pantry – Strawberry Donuts

    By Lacey Newlin Donuts: one of my favorite food groups. I chose this recipe because I love sweets and I thought it could be a neat Easter morning tradition. These strawberry donuts are easy to [...]
  • Attractions

    Jamie Richards

    Oklahoma Native Tops Texas Music Charts Jan Sikes Oklahoma has produced some of the most successful musical talent in the business, and country music artist, Jamie Richards, is no exception. He recently topped the Texas [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Dillard Ranches: Part 1

    Josiah Hamilton “Foot” Dillard By Judy Wade Josiah Hamilton Dillard came to Indian Territory at one year old, and during the next decades built a ranching dynasty well known throughout the state of Oklahoma. He [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Marek’s Disease in Backyard Chickens

    By Barry Whitworth Raising backyard chickens has become very popular in Oklahoma. Some people desire a better understanding of how their food is produced. Others like the rewarding experience of going out in the backyard [...]
  • Outdoors

    Gobblers Active at Spring Season Start

    April 5, 2017-Oklahoma’s 2016 spring turkey hunting season will start a half-hour before sunrise April 6 in all areas except the Southeast Region. The general spring turkey hunting season will run through May 6. In [...]
  • Outdoors

    Mountain Lion Preying on Sheep Killed

    April 4, 2017- A large mountain lion observed killing livestock near a family home in western Cimarron County was killed by an Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry Wildlife Services officer Saturday, April 1. [...]
  • Attractions

    Click’s Steakhouse

    By Laci Jones One of my favorite meals is a thick, juicy steak with a loaded baked potato. Click’s Steakhouse in Pawnee, Okla., is the perfect steakhouse to satisfy this craving. Clifton “Click” Nelson opened [...]
  • Equine

    The American

    By Ddee Haynes The AT&T Stadium, home of America’s team the Dallas Cowboys, recently became host to the world’s richest one-day rodeo, the American. The American is not only one of the most anticipated rodeos [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Upcoming workshop teaches pecan grafting techniques

    ARDMORE, Okla. — Grafting pecan tree seedlings produces a new variety with improved traits, but effective grafting requires proper technique and practice. The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation’s Center for Pecan and Specialty Agriculture will host [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Highway 51

    By Ralph Chain Highway 51 runs in front of our home in eastern Dewey County. It runs across the state from Tulsa to the Texas state line. I can remember when Highway 51 was merely [...]
  • Home

    Explore the Oklahoma Farm and Ranch Museum

    By Rhonda Shephard The Oklahoma Farm and Ranch museum in Elk City, Okla., reflects the agricultural and ranching heritage of Oklahoma. Sponsored by the Western Oklahoma Historical Foundation, it represents the only museum statewide dedicated [...]
  • Equine

    Angular Limb Deformity in the Foal

    By Lauren Lamb Every year thousands of foals are born in the United States. Most of these foals are bred and raised to have a job (racehorse, show horse, ranch horse, etc.). Good limb confirmation [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    April 2017 Profile: Marty Tipton

    Roping across the Ocean Prairie By Laci Jones The saying goes, “Jack of all trades, a master of none,” but trick roping humorist Marty Tipton is a master of all trades. With relative ties to [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Breaking Barriers

    U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef launches pilot research project By Laci Jones Members of a national coalition are pursuing the goal of becoming environmentally, ethically and economically sustainability in the beef industry through a new [...]

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Life of a Ranch Wife

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By Lanna Mills It is a well-known fact that cowboying is unlike any other profession. However, as with other professions there are some tools of the trade that a cowboy just cannot do without. Like […]

Upcoming Events

Apr
1
Sat
all-day AZALEA FESTIVAL @ Honor Heights Park
AZALEA FESTIVAL @ Honor Heights Park
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Muskogee’s Honor Heights Park boasts 40 acres of manicured gardens with over 30,000 azaleas in 625 varieties. Visit this stunning park throughout the month of April for one of the top events in the South. [...]
Apr
21
Fri
all-day USTPA SPRING ROUND-UP @ Lazy E Arena
USTPA SPRING ROUND-UP @ Lazy E Arena
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day
Watch as riders race against time while showcasing their herding skills at the USTPA Spring Round-Up on April 21-23. Held in Guthrie at the Lazy E Arena, this event features open, amateur, incentive and youth penning [...]
Apr
26
Wed
all-day BETTER BARREL RACES WORLD FINALS @ Oklahoma State Fair Park
BETTER BARREL RACES WORLD FINALS @ Oklahoma State Fair Park
Apr 26 – Apr 30 all-day
Better Barrel Races brings their World Finals competition to the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for five days of hard hitting barrel racing action. On April 26-30, the competition is fierce as each [...]
9:00 am SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
Apr 26 @ 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.
May
3
Wed
9:00 am SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
May 3 @ 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.
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