Jul 01

Heatwave Burning Hole in Beef Producer’s Pocket

Heatwave Burning Hole in Beef Producer’s Pocket
In the words of country music singer Luke Bryan, to a farmer, “Rain is a good thing.” Australian feed lot operator, Jim Cudmore, couldn’t agree more. One of the gravest challenges to profitability on his beef feedlot in Queensland, Australia, is nature itself -- and right now, there’s no rain in sight. “We had about three good seasons after a seven-year drought, from 2002-2009,” he says.

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Jun 30

Norman learns about the Dominican Republic's horse history!

Norman learns about the Dominican Republic's horse history! Norman relaxes in the Dominican Republic

Norman neighed hello to the Dominican Republic and was excited to learn more about its history and culture. Norman recalled that during Christopher Columbus’ second voyage in 1493, Columbus returned to the Dominican Republic bringing oranges, limes, citron, olive and walnut trees, wheat, rice, cinnamon, cloves, peaches, apricots, sheep, goats, cattle, pigs and of course horses!

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Jun 30

Register today for The AgChat Foundation's 2014 Cultivate & Connect Conference in Austin, TX

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Register today for The AgChat Foundation's 2014 Cultivate & Connect Conference in Austin, TX
Register today for the AgChat Foundation's 2014 Cultivate & Connect conference August 21-22 in Austin, Texas, sponsored by Alltech. This unique event will include thought-provoking sessions such as “5 Questions Farmers & Ranchers Need to Learn to Answer,” industry case studies, tangible takeaways, rockstar keynote speakers, Taste of Austin tours, a trip to a food truck park, the famous Ag Swag Swap and even a private concert from country music recording artist Jason Eady.

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Jun 29

Norman soars through the skies of Costa Rica!

Norman soars through the skies of Costa Rica! Norman meets with Osvaldo Hidalgo!

Norman neighed hello to Costa Rica and was ready for a morning of adventure, so he galloped to one of the country’s various zip lining courses! Norman loved soaring over the tree tops and seeing lots of wildlife up close! Tired after his vigorous zip lining, Norman took a dip in one of the country’s hot springs, which are heated by the earth’s core. He was completely relaxed and looked forward to making new friends in Costa Rica.

Norman meets with Osvaldo Hidalgo

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