Well, it’s time for us to sign off for the year. We hope to be back early in January with more information and resources, including our ongoing cattle breed guide. May God bless you and yours this Christmas. Meanwhile, in case you are looking for some good winter reading, allow us to make a fewContinue reading “Merry Christmas 2013”
Many Charolais cattle in America are kept for breeding purposes, while their crossbred calves are raised for the feedlot.
Bells, wreaths, bows—you name it, WaKeeney has it. The result is the largest display of Christmas lights between Kansas City and Denver.
Apples, cinnamon, brown sugar…yum! Cooking apple slices on the stovetop is quite simple, and it’s a great way to add a little variety to your fruit options. Give this delicious side a try, tweak it to suit your taste, and see if it fits on your Christmas menu. Ingredients 1 pound (2 large or 3Continue reading “Stovetop Apples”
Update: Unfortunately, this diary appears to be out of print. We now recommend The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook, a beautiful, sturdy four-year journal in full color. The Weather Notebook has room for recording current conditions, temperature, precipitation, wind speed, barometric pressure, humidity, and special weather or personal events. It also includes amazing photography, fascinatingContinue reading “The Weather Wizard’s 5-Year Weather Diary”
Angus beef quality meets Brahman heat tolerance in this composite breed.
If you are looking for a great gift idea for your gardening friends, look no further. Make them a sweet potato beetle. It’s simple, it’s appealing, and it’s made with supplies you may already have on hand. It’s a fun project for the children, too, and is guaranteed to get lots of laughs. Plus, ifContinue reading “How To Make a Sweet Potato Beetle”
The neighbors said it couldn’t be done. Sod Corn Jones said it could. The Kansas sod was tough—tougher than anything the early settlers had ever seen before, thanks to the thick root system of the tallgrass prairie. Many an ox team wore itself out dragging a crude plow through the ground, and many a tiredContinue reading “The Story of Sod Corn Jones”