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When the 266,255 acres of combined 6666’s ranchland came on the market in December 2020, everyone wondered if the historic Texas ranch would have to be split up and sold off, disrupting its celebrated cowboy legacy that has stayed intact since 1870. Fortunately, the three ranches that comprise the 6666’s operation—the ranch in Guthrie, Texas, which includes 142,372 acres in King County, the Dixon Creek ranch in Carson and Hutchison counties with 114,455 acres and the Frisco Creek ranch w… Read more


High Plains Journal: Weekly Journal for Agriculture and Farming

HPJ is the premier source for livestock, farm machinery, crop production, harvest, irrigation, soil health, farms, ranches, commodity markets, agriculture policy, agribusiness and other agriculture news.

The Colorado Departments of Agriculture and Public Health and Environment, in collaboration with Tri-County Health Department, have confirmed that a miniature horse in Adams County has tested positive for rabies. This is the second case of rabies in domestic livestock in Colorado this year; the first case was a mule in January in Eagle County. Before this year, the last equine rabies case in Colorado was documented in 2013.

China gets most of the press on ag trade issues, but it’s easy to forget that the biggest destination for United States feed corn is Mexico, not China. Mexican yellow corn imports from the U.S. stood at $2.7 billion in 2019, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture-Foreign Agriculture Ser…