Ag mag columnist praises oil industry Posted in: Opinions VIEW from behind the plow Thanks to Bob Bomhoff for sending along a column from Livestock Weekly written by Dennis McBeth. The column, entitled, “Oil About Ranching,” talks about the importance of America’s oil industry to the economy, as well as cross-over influences on agriculture. The lead paragraph sets the tone, pointing out ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!