Here They Come: NYT Reports On Drugging At Horse Shows

Jan. 2, 2013 – The Philly Dawg blog in the Philadelphia Inquirer, written by Amy Worden, addresses the New York Times’ report on drugging of horses at shows: “A report in the Dec. 30, 2012, New York Times reveals widespread drug use in equestrian sports right up to the Olympic level. In dozens of random […]

โ€œCliffโ€ Deal Raises Estate Tax

Jan. 2, 2013 – According to Drovers CattleNetwork, “The U.S. House of Representatives approved a Senate bill on Tuesday night to avert $600 billion in automatic tax increases and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff.” Here are details:” See the details

Happy Cows: Texas Ranch Adds Beer To Its Cattle Feed

Jan. 1, 2013 – According to Drovers CattleNetwork, “A cattle ranch outside Houston, Texas says its pairing of an award-winning beer with its hay supply makes Kobe-style beef produced at the farm more flavorful.” Read the article

Latest Drought Monitor Map

Although it’s getting better, extreme drought conditions persist in the middle section of the United States. Almost all of Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska are still in the worst stages. See the drought monitor map