If I could get people to remember only one thing about modern or “conventional” farmers, its that we are people too. We love our families, we care for our animals, and our livelihood depends on the health of our natural resources. We do everything we can to protect and preserve all of these things, and by embracing science and technology we can do so without sacrificing the world's food supply.Read More
It takes communication, education, and innovation on all sides to create a sustainable world. As producers, we take efficiency and animal health very seriously. We are taking proactive steps to benefit our animals and our customers. One way we are doing this is by adding Rumensin to our herd’s diet.Read More
I have been helping my family raise cattle my whole life, but I've only just gotten serious about raising beef. There's a lot to know about the whole process and only a few places to find good information.
For those of you who are curious about just how a calf becomes a steak, I've now got the full inside scoop.
Here's the whole beef story:
A calf is born February 1, 2017. Let's call him Sir Loin...Read More
Though we've only just started selling our beef at the farmer's market, we've had several questions about this issue specifically. Many people have questions, and many of them already believe that grain feeding our steers negatively affects the welfare of our animals, the environment, and the healthiness of our product. I'm here to offer the truth. It's up to you to draw your own conclusions.
On Earth Day it makes me happy to look back and see how much good will be done, not only for the soil, but for the rest of the Earth too this year. Our soil is literally alive with potential, the heifers that passed through are big and strong and making their new owners happy, and Derek and I are blessed with the opportunity to be a part of it all.Read More
Back in the fall, Derek and I began our first major project together! We bought a set of commercial Red Angus heifers, all freshly weaned, all fuzzy to prepare for the cold months to come, all ready to be turned out on our wheat to grow into perfect little replacement heifers.Read More