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Working Ranch - March 2018

calendar UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE CATTLE INDUSTRY Feb 27 – March 18, 2018 Feb 28 – March 4, 2018 March 2 – 5, 2018 March 7 – 8, 2018 March 23 – 25, 2018 April 27 – 28, 2018 What’s this now? The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is running again this year? Not only will there be a classic rodeo, tradeshow and other amazing things to see - the entertainment line-up is off the charts. Garth Brooks, Keith Urban and Blake Shelton are appearing, just to name a few. Plug in that laptop and go to www.rodeohouston.com to make your plans. The 29th Annual Ranch Hand Rodeo Weekend runs once again at the Winnemucca Events Complex in Winnemucca, Nevada. Featuring Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Stopping, Wild Mugging, Trailer Loading, Team Roping and a whole lot more, you are going to want to start packing your gear and heading over. www.ranchrodeonv.com is your way to go. (Note: Unattended cattle are no longer welcome due to the 2016 mix-up between the local bakery and the term ‘cow-pie’). The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Convention is getting underway in Jacksonville, Florida this year to take in some blue skies and warm breezes. If you’re with this group you will not want to miss this one. www.aqha.com gets you the details. The Wichita Falls Ranch & Farm Expo goes right on time at the JS Bridwell Agricultural Center in Wichita Falls, TX this year so don’t be late. This event promotes the latest agricultural technology research and equipment along with over 400 vendors from 27 states and Australia. Check out the JD Wing horse training demos along with the Bull Sale and your day is pretty much sewed up. www.wichitafallsranchandfarmexpo.net is the portal for the mortals. The Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo is the largest ranching event of the year and it’s all going down at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX. This event is open to all ranchers, landowners and cattle industry participants. You are guaranteed to walk away with ideas and energy that will have a profound and profi table impact on your ranching operation. Have a look at www.cattleraisersconvention.com to work out the details. The Green Country Classic Ranch Rodeo and Tradeshow sounds like a pretty good time and gives you a chance to see Claremore, Oklahoma. 16 ranch teams compete in wild cow milking, team penning, cattle branding and more. The Tradeshow offers western goods and services for sale. This event is sanctioned by the WRCA. Info is available at www.travelok.com. Want information about your club or organization’s activities published in Working Ranch? Send information at least 60 days prior to event to: “Events Calendar” Working Ranch, P.O. Box 91269 Henderson, Nevada 89009-1269 or email judy@workingranchmag.com. PUBLISHER / EDITOR: TIM O’BYRNE SENIOR EDITORS: TODD MCCARTNEY, CORINNE PATTERSON, TROY SMITH COPY EDITOR & CALENDAR: JUDY COLE CONTRIBUTING EDITORS: JAIME PULLMAN, GILDA V. BRYANT, LORETTA SORENSEN, BERT ENTWISTLE, MELISSA HEMKEN, RHONDA MCCURRY, TERRYN DRIELING, KACY ATKINSON, LESLI GROVES, KESLY PORTER ELLIS, AND SPECIAL GUESTS BRUCE W. SMITH, PLUS KORI ANDERSON & LAURA NELSON FROM MSA. PRODUCTION COORDINATOR, WR JUNIOR MANAGING EDITOR: CHRISTINE O’BYRNE ART DIRECTORS: JARRETT LOVE, HEATHER ANDERSON ILLUSTRATOR: WHEELER HUGHES (SLIM) SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR: KATIE LOWHORN COMMERCIAL ADVERTISING: GLENN SCHWALLER 440-256-3010 MIDWEST SALES OFFICE ANNIE ALLEN-LARSON 406-342-5865 WESTERN SALES OFFICE LIVESTOCK ADVERTISING: LANETTE FRYE 406-855-3173 EQUINE ADVERTISING: JEFF “TIGGER” ERHARDT 701-220-7843 BUYER’S CORRAL: MARJORIE TRIPLETT 360-544-5758 PUBLISHED BY: ABUNDANT LIFE MEDIA INC. (SEE JOHN 10:10) ADMINISTRATION: KRISSY GENDRON PRESIDENT & EDITORIAL DIRECTOR: DREW LAWLER YOUR SUBSCRIPTION $19 / YEAR. TO RENEW, SUBSCRIBE, PROVIDE A CHANGE OF ADDRESS OR INQUIRE ABOUT YOUR SUBSCRIPTION, CALL TOLL-FREE 833-WE-RANCH OR EMAIL WORCS@MAGSERV.COM SEND SUBSCRIPTION CHECKS TO: WORKING RANCH MAGAZINE PO BOX 3185 VAN NUYS, CA 91499-2815 WWW.WORKINGRANCHMAG.COM BACK ISSUES ARE $6 EACH IF AVAILABLE, PLUS POSTAGE, BY CALLING 949-650-3427 X200. PLEASE HAVE YOUR VISA OR MASTERCARD READY. EDITORIAL OFFICE P.O. BOX 91269 HENDERSON, NV 89009-1269 702-566-1456 www.workingranchmag.com VOLUME 13 / NUMBER 2 Submission of photography is welcomed. Please do not send hard copies of photography such as slides or prints. All photographic submissions must be received electronically. Articles that appear in Working Ranch do not necessarily refl ect the position or opinion of Working Ranch Magazine or its parent company, Abundant Life Media. No material from Working Ranch can be copied, faxed, electronically transmitted or otherwise used without express written permission. Be sure to visit our website, www.workingranchmag.com for more information. JESSI DONKER Cleverly, Simon entered himself in the Temptations Eating Contest at the County Fair next month. All he needed now was a ride to town. 12 I WORKING RANCH I MARCH 2018


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