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Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands
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Former rancher creates rock with names of 105 old cattle brands
A sandstone rock in Fairfield, Idaho, that has the logos of 105 cattle brands is catching the attention of the state's ranching industry.

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Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck
Grass seed harvest means jobs for youths, who learn about agriculture and much more, they say.
Celebrating a 45th birthday with two cylinders
Celebrating a 45th birthday with two cylinders
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.
Ranch transformed from cult compound to Christian camp
Ranch transformed from cult compound to Christian camp
Young Life’s Washington Family Ranch in Antelope, Ore., is now a 64,000-acre Christian youth camp with a manmade lake, Olympic-size pool, three zip lines, go-kart track and an 88,000-square-foot sports center. Every week, about 1,100 new campers...
Molly Jo DelCurto serves as Oregon’s Beef Ambassador
Molly Jo DelCurto serves as Oregon’s Beef Ambassador
A Linn-Benton Community College student is Oregon's Beef Ambassador.
Farmtastic event brings agriculture to Hermiston kids
Farmtastic event brings agriculture to Hermiston kids
Hermiston kids got a taste of agricultural science Friday at the OSU Experiment Station.
45th annual Great Oregon Steam-Up chugs into town
45th annual Great Oregon Steam-Up chugs into town
The annual Great Oregon Steam-Up showcases the best of old school power equipment.
Anders Benjamin Christensen, retired farmer, dies at 102
Anders Benjamin Christensen, retired farmer, dies at 102
Long active in the Harrisburg, Ore., community, Ben Christensen belonged to the local fire department, Grange, IOOF and other organizations.
Lawyer retires to run 40-acre Minnesota farm
The former lawyer raises Icelandic sheep. He's now experimenting with other crops inluding kale, a cabbage/cauliflower cross called Romanesco broccoli, an apple orchard, plums, honey making and hops.
Cowboy Logic goes visual, but not yet viral
Cowboy Logic goes visual, but not yet viral
Columnist Ryan Taylor writes about life in the country.