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About Beer Ranch

I'm a farm/ranch wife and mother of 4. I've lived all my life on a farm caring for Angus cows. Currently we raise cattle and a variety of crops including wheat, corn, sunflowers, millet and peas. It is a great life and great way to raise children. We live and learn everyday about the world God has made for us. We try to find better ways of taking care of the land while raising food for people.

And So It Begins

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#WorldSoilDay

Healthy soil = Healthy food. In this photo you can see different land used in different ways. This field was taken out of the Conservation Reserve Program and is now in a rotation of spring wheat, … Source: #WorldSoilDay

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Unexpected #snowday

We trailed cows home this morning as it snowed and the wind began to blow. #SouthDakotawinter can be long and brutal. We brought these cows closer to home where we can give them hay and we don’t have to #plowsnow … Continue reading

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#WorldSoilDay

Healthy soil = Healthy food. In this photo you can see different land used in different ways. This field was taken out of the Conservation Reserve Program and is now in a rotation of spring wheat, winter wheat, corn and … Continue reading

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#Super Moon Harvesting 2016

2016 harvest wrapping up. Thanks to all US Veterans for your sacrifice and our freedom.

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These calves are hanging out waiting for the rest of the herd to finish getting their fall shots. These calves are all sired from sons of the Charolais breed leader LT Ledger 0332 P

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Fall vaccination

The improvements made in animal health vaccines to prevent sickness have improved immensely over the years. One of our most effective practices to keep calves healthy is to give them  “booster” shots in the fall each year. Just like human … Continue reading

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