The North American gray wolf is being hunted again (legally), but guns are not the only tool available to ranchers. One national environmental group is advocating a slew of non-lethal wolf management techniques for protecting herds. Will ranchers adapt?
More than ever, the American consumer wants to know where their food comes from. The trend is finding a groove for row crops, with the farmer’s markets increasing in popularity and frequency in urban areas. With more and more farm-to-table opportunities for consumers, cattle rancher Amanda Radke explores what the trend means for the beef industry.
The spirit of giving back and helping the community has always been integral to Western culture, And the slew of Western-oriented charities is evidence. Here’s a look at four prominent organizations that work to spread goodwill and good ol’ American values.
The Angola Prison Rodeo at Lousiana State Penitentiary has been held since 1964 and is the last of its kind in the nation. Despite controversy over the cost and efficacy of the event, the hard-nosed warden believes rodeo helps rehabilitate his inmates.