2017 BQA Marketer Award winners, IMI Global from Castle Rock, Colo., provide beef producers with a unique opportunity to connect with consumers by serving as the vehicle for producers to tell their BQA story.
Steve Gabel, Magnum Feedyards from Wiggins, Colo., is considered an outstanding member of Colorado's beef industry, and when it comes to BQA, is among the elite in the nation.
Kraft Family Dairies, LLC is a progressive dairy operation in Fort Morgan, Colorado. The operation consists of 6,500 cows at two separate facilities, which together produce 500,000 pounds of milk each day.
Ranching is in a certain Ivy League cowgirls' blood. Jen Johnson holds a degree from Princeton - yet, unique against many other graduates, shes returned back to the land and agriculture which runs strong through generations in her family. She's tending to cattle the exact same way her ancestors did over 100 years ago!
In this installment of the Value of Grazing series, Maggie Hanna of the Hanna Ranch in Colorado discusses the importance of the land and species conservation that is made possible by keeping ranches intact.
Ecologist Renee Rondeau talks about the importance of ranching to maintaining healthy ecosystems across Colorado.
Colorado's ranching and farming families produce the safest, highest-quality beef at the most affordable prices in the world.
The LeValley family has ranched in western Colorado for more than a century. They explain how well-managed grazing improves habitat for wildlife, particularly for elk and Gunnison Sage Grouse.
Colorado rancher Corwin Brown and Ecologist Renee Rondeau talk about how well managed cattle grazing plays a critical role in improving and protecting habitat for wildlife.
The Frasier family uses cattle grazing to protect the native vegetation of Colorado's eastern plains.
Mike and Sara Shields have played a pioneering role in protecting open-space ranchland from the impacts of development. There use cattle to graze the land.
Colorado's cattle feeding industry not only produces the highest-quality, most affordable and safest beef in the world, it also plays a critical role in recycling nutrients to enrich soils and improve productivity of crops.