Tag: Ranch

10 Miles Past Nowhere – Wyoming Rancher | Beef Runner Podcast 034

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live more than an hour’s drive from town? What is life like in Wyoming where the growing season is only a few short months long, but you have amazing views at high elevation in the mountains? This week, Wyoming rancher, Kacy Atkins joins me to […]

Considerations for Worker Safety When Handling Livestock

Farming and ranching continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations with more than 28 deaths per 100,000 workers every year, not accounting for those under the age of 16. Most farm accidents occur with tractor work, but don’t discount the risk of working with unpredictable live animals. Two of the major contributing factors […]

Running: 25-Mile Relay Ranch Run – Lennep, Montana

This was a busy weekend for the Montana running community! September offers so many great opportunities for runners and this weekend was one of the busiest! On Saturday, I took part in the inaugural CattleWomen’s Ranch Run, a 25-mile relay in the Castle Mountains near the town of Lennep. This 5-person relay showcased 5th generation ranches, stewardship and […]

My Introduction As A Kid | What Happens In A Cattle Feedlot

So what really takes place at a cattle feedlot? Many folks refer to these places of business as factory farms. There is strong fascination among activist groups to uncover acts of cruelty and abuse from these locations, not only animal abuse, but irrevocable harms to the surrounding environment and communities. I have been lucky enough […]

One Year After Atlas Blizzard Kills Thousands of Livestock

It’s hard to believe it’s been one year since the historic and devastating Atlas Blizzard struck the region surrounding western South Dakota. The unexpected, early season storm left in its wake more than $1.7 billion in damage, feet of snow and howling winds wiped out tens of thousands of livestock, and ranchers were left with […]

Ranching gives you a perspective of life… (Video)

Turns out I was writing about the Montana Stockgrowers Association LONG before I ever even knew I would be moving to Montana and working with this great group of ranchers. I’ve now met Heath and Kiley Martinell and their children and know much more about how they contribute to the Montana ranching community. This post […]

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