Fertilizer

There are different ways to fertilize the ground you grow your crops on.  Our crop is hay.  We grow it in the summer so we have something to feed the cattle in the winter.  When the cows come home from their summer pasture in the fall they are left to roam and graze in theContinue reading “Fertilizer”

Keith’s Fall Drive

This is our yearly Cattle Drive, which is about 25 miles long. We trail about 200-350 cows every year back and forth between home and the place we lease. We start early in the morning and get done late in the afternoon. Its become a fun family time! We trail in the spring and thenContinue reading “Keith’s Fall Drive”

Fighting Fire

“When those famous Wyoming thunderstorms rumble across the Eastern Wyoming plains this summer, ranchers can be seen atop every high hill watching for the accompanying lightning, and potential range fires that result. An abundant grass year as created a waving sea of fuel that can light up in seconds, and result in detrimental losses forContinue reading “Fighting Fire”

Spring Cleaning, Part II

Last week we published a love story. Rancher meets manure; rancher gathers manure; rancher spreads manure. It gets me all choked up inside! Ok, so maybe it’s not quite a love story. Nonetheless, the photos I found online to illustrate the manure saga, didn’t quite do justice to this part of ranch life. So lastContinue reading “Spring Cleaning, Part II”

Spring Cleaning

It’s a Crappy Job, But Someone’s Gotta Do It! Cleaning the corrals and dragging the meadows are spring cleaning chores for ranchers. Scattering manure for fertilizer can also be part of spring cleaning. As soon as the frost is out of the top of the ground a rancher’s spring cleaning starts. This is usually theContinue reading “Spring Cleaning”

Spying on grass (a.k.a. monitoring)

Sunday morning my family and I went out and had a fun time picking wild flowers and monitoring our federal spring grazing land.  We drove on the Oregon Trail trying to imagine our ancestors walking and riding in a covered wagon across this sagebrush flat with very little supplies. Our ancestors came here on the OregonContinue reading “Spying on grass (a.k.a. monitoring)”

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