Month: September 2016

Quitaque, TX Main Street and Welcome sign

Valley Farm Store – A Community Hub in Quitaque, Texas

The town of Quitaque (pronounced kitty-quay) can be found in northwest Texas, resting quietly on Texas Highway 86. With a population of 411 people, it could be said that everyone knows everyone, and that is especially true for the Valley Farm Store. Owned and operated by Jim Saul and his wife, Barb since 1992; this …

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Calves in Pasture

Producer Losses ‘Huge’ as Cattle Prices Plummet

By John DePutter & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. Even with all the ink that has been devoted to downtrodden cattle futures, it’s probably not a stretch to think that somehow the producer has been forgotten. Because behind all those down-trending futures charts and up-trending supply charts are real people with real bills and mortgages …

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