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Silent But Deadly: Cow Farts and Climate Change

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Silent But Deadly: Cow Farts and Climate Change

Cattle are causing global warming? Say what? We know that methane gas is considered one of many gases linked to global warming. In case you didn’t know, cow flatulence and manure contains methane. If you live in California you may have seen this in the headlines lately, and if you have been following the cattle industry and climate change topics for any length of time, you have undoubtedly read about the correlations made between the two. But is this issue as clear cut as people want us to believe? Nicolette Hahn Niman, in her book Defending Beef, argues that cattle are...

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Western Grassfed Beef Rancher Profile: Schlosser & Son

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Western Grassfed Beef Rancher Profile: Schlosser & Son

Don’t let the name fool you, the pants at this ranch are worn by women…with a little help from two very brave men. When Ernie Schlosser’s great grandfather settled in Zamora, CA in the early 1860’s and gave the ranch the name Schlosser & Son, he clearly did not foresee the incredible women that would be helping their father and husband run the ranch 150 years later. The Beginnings The Schlosser & Son ranch has an impressive history in the small town of Zamora, CA. If you’re wondering where Zamora is, rest assured you’re not alone. If you have traveled Interstate 5...

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Raised on the Ranch: Danielle's Story

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Raised on the Ranch: Danielle's Story

Here at Western Grassfed Beef, our staff is like family.  We want to introduce our newest employee, Danielle Wood, our Marketing & Communications Coordinator, and give you the opportunity to hear her story: Until I was about seven, my favorite thing in the world was waking up at 5am, sitting on my dad’s lap while he watched the news, then going out and riding with him on the tractor as he fed the animals. If there was an opportunity to be on the back of a horse I was there or I was crying because I couldn’t be, if there was an...

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Western Grassfed Beef Rancher Profile: The Nuttall Family

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Western Grassfed Beef Rancher Profile: The Nuttall Family

The Nuttall’s are more than a beautiful family living the grassroots lifestyle from a time when values, honor, and love prevailed; they are a team. Logan comes from a ranching family in Fallon, Nevada. He was a rodeo star in high school, calf roping his way to the High School Rodeo National Finals. After graduating, Logan continued to follow his passion by purchasing his own cows. He’s managed his own cattle ranch ever since. Dallice grew up on her family’s cattle ranches in Vina and Susanville, California. She’s a 7th generation cattle rancher with an impressive resume including service as...

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