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Texas Trails: The Legend Known as Booger Red - CountryWorld
Dec. 18, 2008 - The old adage, often repeated, that "there ain't no horse that can't be rode, and there ain't no rider that can't be throwed" is apparently not quite true. If it is true, Samuel Thomas "Booger Red" Privett is the exception that proves the rule.
Pigs are attention hogs of operation - CountryWorld
Oct. 16, 2008 - After completing a Bachelors Degree from East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University-Commerce), a Doctorate degree from Oklahoma State University, and serving as a county agent and high school agriculture teacher, John Chumbley ...
Praising the Corriente: Rancher touts historic breed - CountryWorld
September 4, 2008 - Back in 1988, Craig Dorrance made a decision that would still impact his life 20 years later. After talking to a fraternity friend and team roper, Dorrance decided he wanted to try his hand in the sport. That decision soon lead to ...
An Added Ingredient: Beefalo pack the pounds - CountryWorld
June 26, 2008 - In the early 1980s, after attending a free dinner to promote Beefalo, Linda and Roger Powell decided to start raising the breed themselves. "We lived in Frisco at the time on 48 acres when we started raising Angus and Charolais cattle ...
Berry farm grows profits - CountryWorld
May 29, 2008 - Prior to 2003, Steve Jarvis of Como, made his living and supported his family by building log homes and raising hogs. Shortly after the hog market crash, Jarvis took time researching to try to find an agriculture commodity that had an almost ...
Bringing Back Ball Clover: Seed company finds niche with an old favorite - CountryWorld
April 24, 2008 - In 1998, as manager of the Crop Protection Division Producers Co-op in Bryan, Jeff Snider took a business opportunity that he couldn’t turn down. As an Agronomy major from Texas A&M University, Snider, 40, saw that there was a high ...
Redfish farm finds success - CountryWorld
April 24, 2008 - When it comes to growing redfish, Lonestar Aquafarms does it all. “We are a little bit unique as fish farms go because we do everything here - from spawning to hatching - the whole nine yards,” said owner/manager John Turner.
Work and play: Couple made sheep and goat hobby profitable - CountryWorld
March 27, 2008 - The Tejas Barbado Ranch sits peacefully among the East Texas pine trees in Wood County. There, Brent and Oksana Neighbors raise American Blackbelly (or Texas Blackbelly Trophy sheep), Painted Desert sheep and pygmy goats. What started as a ...
Couple ‘keen’ on Corriente cattle - CountryWorld
Oct. 4, 2007 - When Dan and Ballan Keen of Fayette County married in 1989, they … laughing … noted that they didn't have a lot of money or anything to work with, but with 18 years of being “partners,” they are happy the way their lives have turned out.
History lives at the Zedler Mill in Luling - CountryWorld
Sept. 27, 2007 - Even with the main buildings still in disrepair, a tour through the Zedler Mill and its surrounding grounds in Luling takes you back to a quieter, slower time in Texas. Built in 1874, the same time the town of Luling was established, the ...