Ranch Raised

Ranch Raised – Episode 183

While there are a lot of life skills that I love teaching our kids, there are some areas I have to recognize that I am not a master of and defer to others for help. Learning to swim is a life skill that is not used a lot on the ranch, but I feel very passionately as a parent that my kids are equipped to handle themselves in the water. [READ MORE…]

Ranch Raised

Ranch Raised – Episode 182

I feel like it is time to revisit a subject I talked about in the fall, and that subject is, navigating these rural roads and highways safely! If you are tuning in today, I would venture to say, you are a commuter on rural roads and highways at some point during your day or week. [READ MORE…]

Ranch Raised

Ranch Raised – Episode 180

I could not let June pass by without celebrating National Dairy Month! National Dairy Month started out as National Milk Month in 1937 as a way to promote drinking milk. From calcium to potassium, dairy products like milk contain nine essential nutrients which may help to better manage your weight, reduce your risk for high blood pressure, osteoporosis and certain cancers. [READ MORE…]

Hot Barn Report

HOT BARN REPORT: R-CalfUSA Friday with Karina Jones

On Wednesday I was tuning into the sale at Bassett Livestock, when the king of Cowtown, Shane Kaczor announced that they had 1000 weigh-ups and would have to sell the last 200 of them after the pairs and breds. I mean, this isn’t November, this is the middle of JUNE and the cows just keep coming to town, for the second year in a row. [READ MORE…]

Ranch Raised

Ranch Raised – Episode 179

In communities across the land, it is summer celebration season! Listening to the radio as you are driving along checking cows or knocking down hay, it is right in front of you, we are in the middle of what makes rural America great, celebrating community! [READ MORE…]