Feedyard cowboys - The role of the pen rider and cattle well-being
It’s time to rethink the cowboy and our perceptions of the men and women who care for cattle at the feedyard.
WHY DO RANCHERS BURN THEIR PASTURES?
Research has shown that if ranchers don't conduct routine prescribed burns, the Flint Hills as we know it would be gone in just a few short years. Find out why ranchers burn their pastures and how they prepare for a prescribed burn.
TAKING CARE OF CATTLE AT A FEEDYARD - THE ROLE OF A VETERINARIAN
While many people may associate a veterinarian's role with treating sick cattle (which they do), Dr. Kip sees a bigger picture - promoting wellness. "Ultimately", he says, "we want happy and healthy cattle."
There's so much more to wellness than just a treatment program. Find out more.
KANSAS RANCHES - ARE THEY STILL OPERATED BY FAMILIES?
In this video feature, discover how one father uses the day-to-day events from working with cattle to teach his children valuable life lessons. Also, find out what percentage of beef farms in Kansas and the United States are family-owned and operated. The answer might surprise you.
Caring for cattle on the pasture
Ride along with a 5th generation rancher, PhD and father of two as he checks on the health of his cattle and administers antibiotics when needed.
Caring for newborn calves
Follow one rancher as he checks for newborn calves in his pastures in the early morning
A PASSION FOR sustainability
Explore the abundant grasses of the Flint Hills and how one Kansas rancher was recognized for his conservation and sustainability efforts.