Andrew’s Anticipated Week

Intern Andrew Mainini got to experience a new aspect of ranching this week; moving cows and their calves to summer pastures.  It was an exciting and much anticipated week here at the E Bar U, because it was finally time to trail cattle to the mountain. This trip took three full days of trailing andContinue reading “Andrew’s Anticipated Week”

Intern Noah Schick Monitors Pastures & Caterpillars

This week on the Ranch I did a variety of things. The first part of the week I was mostly doing weed control. I sprayed white top in Barrett’s Slope pasture, and cut down musk thistle in various places around the ranch. Later on in the week John Coffman and I did utilization monitoring ofContinue reading “Intern Noah Schick Monitors Pastures & Caterpillars”

Intern Noah Schick’s Stewardship Tour Experience

This week was pretty sleepy. We irrigated and did various repairs around the Ranch. A bird had built its nest in the irrigation pipe, so the built up pressure almost blew the pipe apart, but we cleaned it out and took care of it. We continued repairing fences that had been blown over in theContinue reading “Intern Noah Schick’s Stewardship Tour Experience”

Jedidiah’s Detailed Environmental Stewardship Tour Report

The Garrett Ranch is nestled in the sage-covered hills about 30 miles out of Casper, Wyoming. This family-owned ranch has been in operation for 80 years. The ranch is home to cattle, horses, pronghorn, deer, and other wildlife. The Garrett’s land is comprised of both irrigated hay meadows and non-irrigated rangelands along the North PlatteContinue reading “Jedidiah’s Detailed Environmental Stewardship Tour Report”

Andrew’s 5th Week at the E Bar U

Well it’s the middle of hay season and we have been very busy here at the E Bar U. While the hay is drying in the mornings we are constantly in a rush to do other chores such as check water, fill oilers, and move cattle that have wandered from their summer pastures before ourContinue reading “Andrew’s 5th Week at the E Bar U”

Jedidiah Learns Outside of the Ranch

Weekly Work Summary- June 19-24, 2017 This week we finally licked the first cutting of hay. After swathing on three different days, we got the last meadow laid down. Although we were hindered by the fact that we blew two tires in the process. The first tire was on the swather tractor, so we swappedContinue reading “Jedidiah Learns Outside of the Ranch”

Intern Andrew’s Garrett Ranch Experience

All rangeland interns were present at the Garrett Ranch Environmental Stewardship Tour. Andrew Mainini took note of many interesting facts covered throughout the course of the day on the ranch. The Garrett Ranch is located in Casper, Wyoming and is the 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award recipient. The Garret ranch is a family owned and operatedContinue reading “Intern Andrew’s Garrett Ranch Experience”

Tyler’s Take on the Environmental Stewardship Tour

Tyler Flatt had a very busy week, between keeping things in line at the Ladder Ranch and traveling to Casper for the Environmental Stewardship Tour and presentation of the Leopold Conservation Award, which was awarded to the Garrett Ranch.  This week has been a little slower week than normal. Monday I disked and leveled theContinue reading “Tyler’s Take on the Environmental Stewardship Tour”

More Adventures at the Ladder Ranch for Tyler

Like the past few weeks, this week has been super busy around the ranch. On Monday a few of us went to a pasture to clean it up and brand a few cows that we missed the last time. Tuesday, we docked about 800 more sheep. We were shorthanded this day so it took quiteContinue reading “More Adventures at the Ladder Ranch for Tyler”

Andrew: 1 Month in at the E Bar U

This past week marks the end of my first month on the E Bar U and I couldn’t be more excited about the time I’ve spent here as well as what the next couple months will bring. Hay season is in full swing as we are consistently busy cutting, raking, bailing and hauling from ourContinue reading “Andrew: 1 Month in at the E Bar U”

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