Cattle grazing

raising cattle

Open Range Cattle in Colorado

Raising beef is complex, but there's a shared commitment to raising cattle in a safe, humane and environmentally sustainable way.

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Find out more about cattle in relation to the environment and how they have a superpower.

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climate and ecosystem


Find out how beef ranchers take care of the environment, climate and ecosystem.

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Briggsdale, co

This family encompasses three generations and strives to work with organizations that are dedicated to advancement through science-based research and education of consumers.

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westcliffe, CO 

Established in 1872, Mike and Sara Shields are fourth generation ranchers in the Wet Mountain Valley of Colorado.

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fowler, co

We are a diversified family operation involving ranching (cow/calf and stocker) and cattle feeding. Our headquarters ranch is in southeastern Colorado. It is 150,000 acres including pastures we lease from our neighbors..

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steamboat springs, CO

Jim and Jo Stanko’s ranch, near Steamboat Springs, has been in the family since 1907. Their love for their land is evident. Jim cites the ranch’s centennial anniversary as one of the greatest accomplishments of his life.

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