Welcome

The Progressive Rancher is published 8 times each year. It is mailed to more than 7,000 addresses, and has digital and print readership reaching more than 30,000 people. It primarily focuses on the agricultural industry in Nevada and Idaho, but at the same time tackles nation wide issues on the local and federal government levels. We are here to keep you informed of the important affairs of the industry!

Table of Contents

Riding for the NCA Brand – NCA President’s statement – 3
NCA Executive Column – NCA Annual Scholarship – 4
Master Stockman Consulting – A Look at the Lamb Market – 5
Nevada Cattlewomen – 6
Eye on the Outside – Rangeland Technology – 8
NDA Cadence Matijevich – State Vet Urges Caution – 11
NBC Checkoff News – 10
In the Mind of the Millennial – Notes on Nutrition– 12
NNRC – Upcoming Funding Priorities – 13
NSRM – Evolving with Nevada Wildfires – 14
UNR Cooperative Extension – Overview of Water Use in Humboldt County, Nevada 19
Shaw Cattle Co. – Sales Report – 23
NDCNR – Commemorations– 24
NV Farm Bureau News – 26
USDA News Release – 27
NV Farm Bureau Articles – 28
Snyder Livestock – Sales Report – 30
Winnemucca Ranch – Hand Rodeo Results – 34
Winnemucca Convention – Ranch Hand of the Year – 36

2018 April Issue

Header Photography by Brenda Burdick