By Lisa Schmidt
Extrapolations are usually inaccurate and misleading. Sometimes they are harmful. For example, when a writer for Mother Jones magazine visits an Iowa hog barn and experiences the stench, but then extrapolates her experience to describe hog carcasses waiting in dumpsters before being butchered for commercial sales, her article is inaccurate, misleading, and harmful.
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Now if this series of photos isn’t perfect for Mother’s Day, the WAR editor doesn’t know what would be! Arriving in the big outside world is a process! Thanks to John L. Moore of Miles City, Montana, for sharing these excellent photos of what he called “the progression” with a 5/8ths Tarentaise heifer and a Red Angus-sired heifer calf. HeRead More
Montana goes to Nicaragua! Treston Vermandel and Marty Earnhart from the MT Department of Agriculture — along with two Montana ranchers, Bob Redland of Redland Red Angus and Chase Brevig of Brevig Charolais — spent a week in Central America. L to R: Treston Vermandel, Chase Brevig, Bob Redland, Jimmy Bolanos, Oscar Huete, Marty Earnheart, and unknown.
Community College Series: Part 9Northeastern Junior College
By Leesa Zalesky & Linda Grosskopf
Location: Sterling, ColoradoWeb Address: www.njc.eduFounded: 1941Academic Programs: 80 programs of study including degrees that transfer to four-year institutions as well as online opportunitiesMission: “Northeastern Junior College is committed to developing excellence in our students by instilling knowledge, advancing skills, and providing opportunities to transfer and enter the workforce successfully.”Vision:Read More
Flanked by his friend Connor Cook, left, Cody Montgomery – a sixth-grader at Huntley Project Schools in Worden, Montana — is NOT idly going through the motions of jotting down prices paid for Vermilion bulls as the auction progressed at PAYS in Billings, Montana, on the afternoon of March 24. Thanks to a bank-rolling grandfather – Harmel Jolly of Wamsutter,Read More
A scene from all over cow country… When Lisa Schmidt of Conrad, Montana, shared this photo, she wrote: “This newborn just needed a tubing of evaporated and sweetened condensed milk to get him up and going. My daughter Abby says the best part of tubing a calf is licking the sweetened condensed milk from the lid before it freezes!”Read More