Sometime around 1664, some Taos Pueblos decided on a bold move—they escaped New Mexico and fled to Kansas.
The singing cowboy is by no means a Hollywood invention. History records the fact that cowboys always sang, starting back when cattle trails began.
The original AAA left a lasting legacy. By 1940, 6 million farmers were receiving subsidies. Farm commodities have been subsidized ever since.
The theory was simple. If consumers had to compete a little harder to obtain commodities, farmers would receive more income for those commodities.
There is nothing Josh Bramlett wants more than a dog. And his father Eben has just the plan to make this dream come true! Scrub cattle run wild across Florida, just waiting to be rounded up and driven to market—a market hungry for beef in the days just after the Civil War. If you love…… Continue reading Brave the Wild Trail
Charles “Buffalo” Jones has the distinction of being one of the first and most dedicated to save the bison from extinction.
While Marguerite Henry has written many books that we could heartily recommend for readers of all ages, we have whittled down the list to ten of our absolute favorites.
Pike’s Peak and the Colorado Gold Rush—topics that are familiar to many. But did you know that Colorado Gold Rush is something of a misnomer?
My Kansas can make a delightful gift for a fellow Kansan. Or put a copy on your coffee table, conveniently within reach of out-of-state guests.
When Australia was first settled, cattle farms were clustered around present-day Sidney, close to market. The traditional dog that took the small herds to town was the Smithfield, probably somewhat like an Old English Sheepdog in appearance. But when the grazing land further inland were opened to stockmen in 1813, extensive ranching changed everything. Far…… Continue reading Australian Cattle Dog