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Whether you enjoy cucumbers pickled, fresh or even sautéed, this member of the gourd family will keep you “cool” this spring. Cucumbers are fat free, sodium free and a good source of vitamin C. Choose firm cucumbers with dark green color that are heavy for their size. Look for Colorado cucum…

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As I watched the trucks make the hill on the overpass road on their way through Dodge City April 27 I got a little teary eyed.

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Need a dessert that is not only delicious but easy to make? Try this recipe for Cinnamon-Apple Crostata. You’ll have a hard time waiting to sink your teeth in to the flaky crust with a burst of cinnamon and apples. Find more delicious dessert recipes at Culinary.net.

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When someone passes away in a small town, the loss is felt throughout the entire community. The whole population drops off casseroles and cakes and the men pick up the slack on the farm or mow the yard just to help out, and no one rings the doorbell—they just walk in because everyone feels l…

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It had been one of those days. Long day at the office. Uncooperative kids testing what very little patience I do have. I just wanted some peace and quiet. Even if it was for 10 minutes.

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Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a variety of ingredients, you can broaden the horizons of your family’s dinner options.

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At baseball practice the other night I heard a comment from one of the mothers to her daughter that kind of struck a chord. The comment won't quit swirling in my brain, so I had to further explore my thoughts about it.

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Easter is a time to celebrate with friends and family. You can create a crowd-pleasing brunch with affordable, high-quality ingredients, wine and tablescape decor.

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Plan ahead for your weekend brunch with this delicious Farmer’s Casserole recipe. You’ll enjoy this hearty combination of meat, cheese, eggs and a little bit of spice with some jalapeños. You can also prepare this recipe the night before and let it chill till you are ready to pop it in the oven.

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My boys and I have spent the last 2 weekends at pig sales. Small animal weigh-in for the Ford County Fair is quickly approaching, so we needed to get these animals found and get a place to keep them built at our house.

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“Whenever we work cattle, have a crew out to help or need to work together on a project, I know that I can never go wrong with the cheesy, meaty greatness that is my 'Farm-ous Lasagna.' Each person on our crew plays an integral part in the success of the farm. And the only thing that determi…

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The pictures are all over social media. The big chunks of ice strewn on the highways. The bridges washed out and the water flowing rapidly. All the water. And the heroic stories of survival. Sometimes you can't verify whether it happened or not, but my heart hears it.

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While it can be easy to fall into a routine of cooking the same recipes week in and week out, getting creative with mealtime can be as easy as making simple swaps and trying new flavor combinations with fresh, high-quality ingredients.

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I started a blog post a few weeks ago about how the cows were getting ready to start calving and all the work I put into a spreadsheet for my husband. I wanted a photo of the first calf to go with it, but all he had was on Snapchat, so it didn’t exist any longer. Well, the calf is still ther…

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When it’s cold outside and snow blankets the ground, try heating up the oven and whipping up a batch of Snowball Cookies. These cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, and with a hint of coconut added to the frosting, your senses might think you’ve been transported to a trop…

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Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a variety of ingredients, you can broaden the horizons of your family’s dinner options.

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Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, was a yucky day; the eight inches of snow that had fallen two days prior was all melting and it was impossible not to step in several inches of mud just walking outside. That evening I went to feed and water my chickens and decided to check the laying box just in cas…

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As Mother Nature continues to put her teeth into our winter season it serves as a reminder she can be tough on us and yet she rightfully takes a backseat to an important community organization with agricultural roots.

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When the weather is frightfully cold and you need something quick to warm you up, try this recipe for Tomato-Tortellini Soup. The ingredients can be kept on hand for when your day runs long and your time runs short. With only 4 ingredients, you’ll be warm and cozy in no time.

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Moms pride themselves on serving their families wholesome, homemade meals. But here’s the reality: 60 percent of moms think that coming up with dinner ideas is more difficult than getting their children to go to bed on time. Moreover, 61 percent of moms frequently order takeout or go out to …

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Lance Pekus, the "Cowboy Ninja Warrior," greeted the attendees at the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Pekus competed on Ninja Warrior television show and was nicknamed the Cowboy because he and his family are cattle producers from Idaho. 

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When bringing your friends and family together to watch the game, you’ll likely want to avoid any fumbles in the kitchen. Fret not and opt for a big batch of easy-to-make wings while incorporating these stress-free tips into your game plan to help ensure a resounding success.

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My grandma always had chickens and every time I visited her I would go out and collect the eggs—I’d even lift up the hens in the nesting boxes to make doubly sure I’d collected every single one. My grandmother passed away in 2011 and I miss her dearly, but I have found by learning some of th…

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Warm meals that come together quickly are a necessity for busy families, especially on weeknights filled with homework, practices, meetings and more. Serving up comfort foods that require less time in the kitchen make for more moments spent together at the table.

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Nearly three weeks into the new year recent rains and snow have heightened expectations for a good crop production cycle for farmers and ranchers.

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You don’t have to be a pastry chef to make these delicious little beauties. With a hint of lemon, these light and fluffy puffs will be a hit at your next gathering.

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This past year my husband has been working weekends at a local feed yard to give some of the horses he's been riding experience around cattle. It's a good deal for the horses and he loves riding pens. Win-win. Except for our boys this Christmas morning.