CGND | Our Pasture View – May 2022

We may still be waiting for the May flowers we all dreamed about in April, and we’ve just celebrated Mother’s Day. But,...

CGND | Our Pasture View – March 2022

Doug was interviewed by a college student to learn the ins and outs of a beef producer’s operation. The questions ranged from...

CGND | Our Pasture View – February 2022

The atmosphere on the ranch feels like spring as we begin the month of February, which is an unsettling feeling when we call...

CGND | Our Pasture View – January 2022

You look at the thermometer before going to work and see the air temperature is 25 degrees below zero for the third...

CGND | Our Pasture View – September 2021

Everyone enjoys seeing newborn calves. The downy hair spread across a tiny body with two bright, curious eyes surrounded by luscious eye lashes. The wobbly knees trying to stand for the first time. Those...

CGND | Our Pasture View | July 2021

This past Saturday was a work day. Every day involves some variety of work on the farm, whether that be shoveling manure out of the barn or cutting a field of alfalfa. But, this...

CGND | Our Pasture View | May 2021

Imagine being the sole owner and operator of a business which has preceded you for over 100 years. The prior owners are linked to you not by a paper trail but rather a blood...

CGND | Our Pasture View | April 2021

We have been occupied with spring planning around here. While spring cleaning of our home and many outbuildings would be a most-welcomed venture, I will be honest in admitting the deep satisfaction that only...

CGND | Our Pasture View | March 2021

My older brother once asked me if the mold growing on the outside of the bales resting in a haystack was a good thing. I thought for a moment; he had me...