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Homemade Cleaning Products

Cleaning your home doesn’t have to involve spending a lot of money for expensive commercial products. Use easily handy common household...

South Dakota Local Foods Directory

sdlocalfood.org/index.htm The South Dakota Local Foods Directory, sdlocalfood.org/index.htm, is a consumer guide to link people directory...

Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo

The 55th annual Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo was held January 25-February 3, 2013.  It is the first of the year must-go-to event.  At...

Chicken Time!

It is time once again to order your tasty pasture – raised chicken. Even with increases in grain prices, we are still offering chickens...

Winter Potluck Meals

Winter time is a season to enjoy fellowship with friends. In our neighborhood, we have winter potluck meals at different houses. The...

In The Red

Magnum on the range England Ranch is adding another cattle breed to the ranch. We are starting a small herd of registered Herefords. We...

LOVED BY A COWBOY

LOVED BY A COWBOY George the cowman If you’ve ever been loved by a cowboy, You’ll know what I say is true; They know how to love a...

A Bit of Tropics in South Dakota

I recently attended a preserving workshop by the extension service and brought home a jar of this delicious jam. It definitely was a hit...

Looking Forward To Spring

Actually sometimes fishing is what we wish we were doing come Spring Time. Spring is the busiest season on the ranch with calving,...

You Might Be A Rancher If…

I just saw this list and thought it was funny- George and I can easily relate to everyone on the list. Shared from the County Agriculture...

Counting Your Blessings

The winter season is the slowdown time at the ranch. Yes, we still have our chores but things are not so hectic and we can stop and...

A BIG THANK YOU

George and I want to thank all of the buyers of our 2012 livestock, garden produce, and goat soap. Without all of you, we would not make...

Magnum on the range!

Magnum on the range Meet, Magnum, our new herd bull. Magnum is a registered Hereford bull JR CCF DEEN 434V 1105 with a 5 frame size and...

Bustling Ranch Activity

The blog has been silent due to the beehive of activity on the ranch. Calving and kidding kept us on our toes in the early Spring. Now we...

Fruits of the Prairie

Summer is the time for picking fruit of the prairie. 2012 has proven to be an excellent chokecherry and currant year. Here are a couple...

Mobile Chicken House

This Spring, we bought a new Wilson stock trailer which was proudly made in South Dakota! The next question was “What to do with our old...

Promoting Your Agricultural Endeavors

It is important to promote one’s ranch or farm. It can be done easily without having to take out an operating loan from the bank. We...

Easter Gift

On April 7, 2012, around 11:30, our Nubian doe, Polka Dot delivered by herself a set of quad bucks!  All four bucks are uniform in size...

Making Goat Milk Soap

The best way to make goat milk soap is to freeze the milk. We keep a supply of frozen goat milk and during the winter months when life...

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