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July 2016 |Livestock Market Issue

On the cover: This month’s cover is reminiscent of the tornado that brutalized El Reno, Okla., in 2013 — a natural disaster that tore up homes, businesses and lives. One of those businesses was OKC West Livestock Auction Market. Read their story in this issue.

Features:

Creating Order out of Calamity
By Gary DiGiuseppe


Departments:

Conversations From the Editor
by Ellen H. Brisendine
Thanks for the Help

Ranching - Natural Resources:
What plant is important for July?
Plant of the month:  Curlycup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa)

Ranching - Natural Resources:
FIRE Series: A Successful Prescribed Burn Depends on Details

Ranching - Livestock Management:
VFD Series: Producer Paperwork

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