LIVESTOCK NEWS
Historic Ranch Trades Hands
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 4, 2014 10:54 AM CDT

CLAYTON, N.M. (DTN) -- Saturday was an emotional day for Richard and Connie Snyder as the couple saw generations of memories from their ranch auctioned off.

A gracious couple, the Snyders were welcoming everyone and visiting with old friends, but their eyes would well up when talking about the ranch and their lives in northeast New Mexico.

"It will be good when we can get through this day," Connie said.

After 74 years, the Snyder family sold their nearly 30,000-acre ranch earlier this year to pack up and move their thoroughbred-horse ranch to Kentucky

Cedar Creek Ranch or "Los Cedros" ...

Quick View
  • The Trouble With Talc Planting can be dusty work, but a little housekeeping is in order to protect pollinators this spr...
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories
Fescue Workaround
NW Corn Belt Drought to Continue
New Paths
MOU Struck on Beef Checkoff
The Building of a Bull
A Gift for Learning
Five Countries Ban Canada Beef
US Feeder-Cattle Placements Seen Down
Cold-Weather Diet
Cattle Herd Growing, Slowly