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August 2016 | Health Management Issue

On the cover: Becky Hicks provided the original artwork for this month’s cover. Find more of Hicks’ art at


Improving your Herd's Response to Vaccines
By Robert Fears


Conversations From the Editor
by Ellen H. Brisendine
More Than 50 Years of Mutual Support

Ranching - Natural Resources:
What plant is important for August?
Plant of the month:  Vaseygrass (Paspalum urvillei)

Ranching - Natural Resources:
FIRE Series: Firewise Home and Ranch

Ranching - Livestock Management:
VFD Series: Producer Recordkeeping

The Cattleman's Pages of History
August 1916 & August 1966