| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Most Americans don't know much about Argentine culture. Our enduring image is of the gaucho, the cowboy of the pampas, wearing a bright scarf and a small version of a Stetson. It's an image cherished by the Argentines themselves, but it's about as...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:48 PM
What do you get when great food meets great competition? The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest.
"We have over 400 spaces competing to be the world champion; we’ve got 261 teams wanting to be on that stage...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:02 PM
It’s that time of year again, when the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo kicks off with 'Go Texan' day.
And the little wranglers at Houston’s Longfellow Elementary, a magnet school for the creative and performing arts, came to school in the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Don't let the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo take all of the focus!
There are rodeos going on all over the city.
The "Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association" is celebrating its "Heritage Day".
The buckin’ broncs don't just...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The next time you're feeling down let Elizabeth Acosta's story serves as some inspiration.
"I was born with a disability so I've been in my chair since the second grade," said Acosta.
That's not slowing Acosta down one bit. The 22-year-old is the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Red rover, red rover send the cows on over!
The sport is called "cutting" and its all part of the Houston Horse Show...
The horse show is a pretty prestigious part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. It may not get as much recognition as some big...
| Mar 1, 2012
Yee Haw. Your fave blonde turned milk maid for a day to compete in the annual Celebrity Goat Milking Competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
There was some stiff competition serving up buckets of milk, like 3 time champ Dana Tyson from Sunny...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Maryland farmers produce no crop more valuable than chickens. The state ranks eighth nationally, and the 1.4 billion pounds of broilers grown each year are valued at more than $600 million, or roughly 40 percent of all the state's crops added together....
| Jun 25, 2011
| 1:28 PM
On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens.
The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days.
It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 10:36 AM
FALLBROOK, Calif. -- Authorities are investigating a bizarre case of animal cruelty at a North County high school.
A security guard found two fainting goats bound by duct tape in the barn of Fallbrook High School on June 16, graduation day at the...