Author Archives: Husker Cowgirl

About Husker Cowgirl

I am a ranchers wife, beef feed consultant for Aurora Cooperative and an avid Husker fan. I am passionate about agriculture and especially beef cattle. My husband and I do things on our ranch the old fashioned way - using horses. I also enjoy taking my horses to town and competing with them at local and state events on the weekends.

All About Beef!

Last weekend I had the amazing experience of running in the 37th Annual Lincoln National Guard Half Marathon. The sign up for the race opens on New Years Day and reaches the maximum 13,000 runners in a few hours. This … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

Happy May Day! May is my favorite month. The weather finally straightens out, the flowers bloom, the grass greens and farmers and ranchers are in busy mode! May has so many activities that I love. The Kentucky Derby, Cinco de … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday

Spring must be in the air! Moved cows home today and musta shook a few loose. I was able to get home from work with enough daylight to ride through the cows. Found the first 3 calves! Happy dance!

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For My Mom

It’s with a heavy heart that I write this. Finding the motivation to write this blog was hard, but I’m ready to do it. Three short weeks ago, Troy and I were in Nashville at the Cattle Industry Convention. We … Continue reading

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Are Leaders Born or Made?

This week, I traveled to the Cattle Industry Convention #CIC14 and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association #NCBA @beefusa in Nashville. There are 7500 cattlemen and women pre-registered for the convention from around the globe, and they estimate another 1000 attend with … Continue reading

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The Great Distance Derby!

Im always looking for ways to meet new people. And meeting new “horsey” friends is always a plus. So I started a new adventure for 2014. Im participating in the HorseTrailRiders.com 2014 Distance Derby. It is a virtual competition where … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!!! What a beautiful day to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior! Before we could open Christmas morning gifts at our house the cattle and horses needed fed, and ice needed chopped.  Troy is smoking a prime … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope and Heifers

“Yesterday is but a dream, Tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.” I write this blog post heavy with emotion. I have shed alot … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Moving heifers on a chilly, windy November morning. Ah Thanksgiving. A time to be thankful. A time to gather round the table with family and friends and eat turkey (eh BEEF). A time for Facebook and Twitter feeds to be … Continue reading

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My Secret TreeHouse

Yesterday marked the end of Nebraska’s 9 day rifle deer season. Even though I didn’t fill my buck tag, I still enjoyed the few days I was able to go. I took my nieces hunting, and enjoyed that a lot. … Continue reading

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