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Why do Cowboys Wear Spurs?


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As I was watching the NBA Finals the other week, I thought to myself “What exactly are spurs, other than a wildly successful small-market basketball team based in San Antonio?” If you’ve ever had a similar burning curiosity regarding these small pieces of metal attached to the back of cowb...

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Pasture Road's blog discusses why diesel engines smoke.

Why do diesel engines smoke?


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We’ve all seen black smoke pouring from a diesel engine’s tailpipe. The black smoke is actually particulate matter, or said another way, soot and small amounts of other chemicals produced by the engine. These particulates cause eye and throat irritation, as well as breathing problems. The par...

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Working Dogs on the Farm


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Working dogs on the farm It’s been said that a dog is a man’s best friend. You could also say that a dog is a farmer’s best friend. Working canines perform various helpful tasks, such as herding sheep, guarding cattle – even pulling carts. Let’s look at some of the different breeds of w...

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