Pioneer Bluffs Prairie Talks

Dr. Jim Hoy: vignettes from a talk to the Young Stockmens Academy of the Kansas Livestock Association on Monday, Sept 16, 2019

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Jim Hoy – the Early Years
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Jim Hoy – Working for Wayne Rogler
Pioneer Bluffs, 2019

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Jim Hoy – Knute Rockne
Pioneer Bluffs, 2019

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Jim Hoy – Pasture Seasons
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Jim Hoy – Grass as Sustainable Agriculture
Pioneer Bluffs, 2019

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Jim Hoy – Shipping Cattle on the Railroad
Pioneer Bluffs, 2019

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Jim Hoy – Loading Cattle on Railroad Cars
Pioneer Bluffs, 2019

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Jim Hoy – The Bucking Stud Horse
Pioneer Bluffs, 2019

Roberts Rodeo Family, presented at Pioneer Bluffs in 2019

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Rich Porter shares stories about the history of his ranch.

The Porter Cattle Company is based out of Reading, Kansas.  This talk was recorded on July 6th, 2019.

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Mike Holder – History of the Flint Hills

Mike Holder, Kansas State University Extension Agent (retired), begins at the beginning of the Flint Hills, “why it is what it is,” says Holder. He will discuss formation of the Flint Hills, the Native American presence, and the influence of ranching. Holder is known as a good storyteller and draws on 47 years with the Extension Service for his stories.

Recorded April 2022 at Pioneer Bluffs.

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