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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A ERICAN QUA<br /> RTER HORSE AS<br /> SOCIATION<br /> M<br /> JUNE / JULY 2012<br /> FEATURES HARDING LAND & CATTLE COMPANY, MT<br /> 154 PRAIRIE JEWEL<br /> The Philip Ranch was built one piece at a time with a single goal; keep<br /> it together so it could be passed on. … by Corinne Patterson<br /> 71762 MY COMPLIMENTS TO THE CHEF<br /> The inspiring 30-year story of Certified Angus Beef® and how creative<br /> chefs play a role in delivering a supreme beef dining experience.<br /> … by Tim O'Byrne<br /> 180 FRACKED OR FICTION<br /> Cattlemen have co-existed with the oil and gas sector for decades in<br /> North America, but will increased hydraulic fracturing change all that?<br /> … by Troy Smith<br /> l<br /> 164 RANCHER'S JOURNAL<br /> GO-GETTER GIRL<br /> P us<br /> There's not a lot of downtime on Iowa's Hoover Angus Farm.<br /> … by Landi McFarland<b<a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=1"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=2"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=3"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=4"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=5"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=6"> A ERICAN QUA RTER </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=7"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=8"> DEPARTMENTS PAOLA VESCIA </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=9"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=10"> 3VSBM $BSSJFS L IKE EVERY GOOD MAGAZINE OU</a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=11"> </a> <a title="Working Ranch - June/July 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f9dcef?page=12"> export with a cherry deal like that? 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