Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersAgriculture-related college degree, Farm/Crop management (over 3 years), General college degree, General farming (over 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Briefly describe your current occupation(s) and responsibilities and list previous agricultural employment and experiences. If you are currently farming or ranching, please state the size, type(s), and location of the operation.Owner 125 head black angus based commercial cow/calf operation in eastern Oregon, irrigated hay base property, leased summer mountain pasture and leased winter ground, All cow work done with horses. 100% calf crop yearly goal. Quality, gentle, productive, fertile mid frame size cow herd. 40 years ranching experience. know how to productively manage cowherd, land, wildlife, improvements, hay, equipment, horses, dogs.
Experienced marketing value added calves, AI, heifer development, herd health, vaccine protocols, nutrition protocols, roational grazing, dealing with govt agencies, nrcs, fsa, equip, BIA, forestry, etc
Experienced in calf roping, team roping, ranch roping, horse training, cow dog training, hunting, fly fishing, coyote trapping, and teaching kids to do all of the above
CountiesAnaconda-Deer Lodge, Beaverhead, Big Horn, Broadwater, Butte-Silver Bow, Carbon, Cascade, Fergus, Gallatin, Garfield, Golden Valley, Granite, Jefferson, Judith Basin, Madison, Meagher, Musselshell, Park Livingston, Petroleum, Powder River, Rosebud, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Treasure, Wheatland, Yellowstone
Type of OperationLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Commercial angus based cow/calf focus on gentle, fertile, low maintenance females, production and development of high quality replacement heifers and sale of value added lot loads of feeder steers.
high output hay and grass production. Land, watershed and wildlife restoration. Quality building, livestock handling and fence development. maintain a herd of user friendly quiet and gentle performance type quarters horses to be used in ranch operations