Why We Show

Fair time is fun time. That’s what we are told, and when it’s our first year, we believe it. We look forward to it like none other. All we have to do is raise an animal? A pig? A lamb? And then we sell it? Sounds simple, right? I mean, it’s just some animal… Right? But after your first year...
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Why Farm a Desert – Part 2

The whole farming the desert conversation was started by journalists far from the fields. To them it just doesn't make sense. So......they get on their keyboards and write stories about what we do here in the Central Valley of California. But what it really did was expose
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The Not-So-Glamorous Side of Ranching

Everyone has the idea that ranching is all about saddling up a horse and gathering cattle in beautiful country - well, it is just that, some of the time. The rest of the year we are slaving away fixing fence, repairing water lines, feeding hay, loading salt, and everything in between. We typically feed a minimum of seventy-four tons...
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