raising beef in kansas
There are more than 27,000 cattle farms and ranches in Kansas. Learn more about the people and the process involved in raising beef from the pasture to the plate.
what does a pen rider do?
It’s time to rethink the cowboy and our perceptions of the men and women who care for cattle at the feedyard. Ever heard of a pen rider? Tap the link to learn more about these modern-day cobwoys.
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. .
kansas calving season
Cattle across Kansas are born on open pastures like those covering the 150 year-old Dale Banks Angus Ranch in Eureka. Find out how ranchers spent countless hours caring for newborn cattle while carefully taking accurate thorough
how do ranchers care for cattle out 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.
promoting wellness - a veterinarian's role at the feedyard
are kansas ranches still family owned?
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.