Ranch http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wyoming Stories: Curt Artery On Working With Cattle And Their Horns http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-stories-curt-artery-working-cattle-and-their-horns <p>Like his dad and two uncles, Curt Artery is a rancher. His involvement&nbsp; in rodeos gave him the idea of raising Corriente cattle—the cattle used for team roping. Curt learned to make black powder horns as a young man. Later, after thinking about the Corriente horns that would otherwise go to waste on his ranching operation, he began using them to craft jewelry and other decorative items. WPM listener Georgia Wier spoke with Artery.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:48:42 +0000 Georgia Wier 55657 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming Stories: Curt Artery On Working With Cattle And Their Horns Essay: “There’s Nothing Wilder” by Jessie Veeder http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/essay-there-s-nothing-wilder-jessie-veeder <p>Writer, musician, and photographer Jessie Veeder reads her essay about visiting a ranch in North Dakota, “There’s Nothing Wilder.”</p><p></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:24:22 +0000 Jessie Veeder 44034 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Essay: “There’s Nothing Wilder” by Jessie Veeder Padlock Ranch in Ranchester wins sustainability award http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/padlock-ranch-ranchester-wins-sustainability-award <p>The Padlock Ranch in Sheridan County is being recognized for using sustainable management practices.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>The Wyoming Stock Growers Association and the Sand County Foundation have chosen the 500,000-acre cattle ranch to receive the 2013 Leopold Conservation Award.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>Padlock Ranch COO Trey Patterson says the ranch’s owners, the Scott family, are conservation minded. Patterson says that’s why they rotate the areas where cattle graze to allow grass to recover.<br>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 00:39:52 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 36767 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Padlock Ranch in Ranchester wins sustainability award