Tyler’s 1st Week at the Ladder Ranch

WSGA Rangeland Summer Intern Tyler Flatt has his hands full at the Ladder Ranch. Only one week into his summer job, he has been busy helping out with many different aspects of ranching.  This week has been a very busy week. On Sunday, we had to get all of the hay out of the meadowsContinue reading “Tyler’s 1st Week at the Ladder Ranch”

Jedidiah’s 2nd Week: Adventures in Irrigation, Herding and Roping

This week we continued to irrigate with the side rolls and pivots. We shut one pasture off completely so that it could dry for swathing. The grass has kept growing and has reached 4 foot high in some places. On Thursday evening, the new pivot shut down and we were unable to get it startedContinue reading “Jedidiah’s 2nd Week: Adventures in Irrigation, Herding and Roping”

Week 2 for Andrew Mainini-Bulls & Branding at the E Bar U Ranch

It was another full week here at the E BAR U Ranch, from turning out bulls to finishing up branding. The decision of when and what bulls get turned out to the cows can make or break an operation. Bulls are turned out in a certain manner so that the operation will be calving duringContinue reading “Week 2 for Andrew Mainini-Bulls & Branding at the E Bar U Ranch”

Rangeland Interns-Perry Cattle Company is Keeping Jedidiah Hewlett Busy

Jedidiah Hewlett is learning the tricks of the trade at the Perry Cattle Company. He’s only one week in, but has taken away a great deal of information already, including doctoring calves, financial matters, and irrigation methods. Here’s all of the details of Jedidiah’s first week experiences.  This week was full. We started up theContinue reading “Rangeland Interns-Perry Cattle Company is Keeping Jedidiah Hewlett Busy”

Dry Land and Family Visits

Josiah has become the “master irrigator” over these past few summer months. The past couple weeks have proved some problems with the dry and windy weather. He also got to visit his family in Rock Springs. Here is what he had to say:  Well, it was a week of irrigating, (surprise!), but I was ableContinue reading “Dry Land and Family Visits”

Week 10 for Allison

Allison Harvey had a busy week on the ranch, per usual. Her mentor, Eric was out of town for the week so it was her responsibility to do the weekly chores. She had some troubles this week, but it all worked out for the best. Here is what she had to say:   The weekContinue reading “Week 10 for Allison”

Sleeping Under the Stars

 Ian Zerbe has had the privilege to work at two different locations this summer with the Allen family. He started the summer off at their lower ranch doing usual ranch-like activities. This last part of the summer he has had the opportunity to work along side their pack trip outfits and he really seems toContinue reading “Sleeping Under the Stars”

Josiah’s Recovery

Rangeland Intern Josiah Masie has been absent from his mentoring ranch in Lander due to an unfortunate break in his leg. He was home for roughly two weeks but it back on the ranch hobbling around in a walking boot. Here is what he had to say about his first few days back: I’m back!Continue reading “Josiah’s Recovery”

Chasing Cows

Samantha had an eventful week per usual at Ladder Ranch. She touches on fixing fence as well as chasing cows all over the property. Oh the joys of moving cows! Here is what she had to say about her experience last week:  To start the week off, the other ranch hand and i spent quiteContinue reading “Chasing Cows”

Learning, Teaching and Hard Work

Rangeland Intern Allison Harvey is busy at work in Gillette. She had a bit of trouble with fence this week, this is what she had to say about it: “On Tuesday it seemed that every animal that could get through a fence did get through a fence.  The heifers, steers, bulls, and rams all managedContinue reading “Learning, Teaching and Hard Work”

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