Tyler Flatt Gets his fill of Haying

This week has been the week of haying. Monday we went around and raked all the fields that had been mowed last week. Tuesday we cleaned all the equipment and finished what little raking was left. Wednesday I spent all day in a tractor baling hay. It was pretty nice just sitting there listing toContinue reading “Tyler Flatt Gets his fill of Haying”

Jedidiah Tries to Beat the Heat

This week was definitely a cooker! We have been struggling to manage working all day in the heat and still have energy and motivation. I worked all day on Monday on a short piece of fence in the corral that was patched together with panels. I re-set the posts because they were badly leaning andContinue reading “Jedidiah Tries to Beat the Heat”

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”

Jedidiah Plays Mechanic

Jedidiah Hewlett had his hands full this week with repairs on tractors and other equipment at the Perry Cattle Company. This (almost) certified mechanic enjoyed the 4th of July with some fun and fireworks at least.  This week was pretty slow, but we managed to find plenty to keep us busy. We have continued toContinue reading “Jedidiah Plays Mechanic”

Andrew Hays, Vaccinates & Controls Pests

  Intern Andrew has learned much this summer in regards to all things ranching. This past week he focused broadening his knowledge of invasive species and pest control.  Haying season has come to a close on the E bar U and its now time to take cattle to the mountain so they can spend theContinue reading “Andrew Hays, Vaccinates & Controls Pests”

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”

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”

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