Episode 12: Up at the Crack of Dawn at Foggy Bottoms Farm in Humboldt County Out Now! Our second episode from Humboldt County at Foggy Bottoms Farm. We spoke with the "retired" grandpa Larry to learn a little history about the farm. After Larry, we spoke with his grandson, and current owner, Cody [...]
New Podcast Episode: Lawrence Dwight and Operating on the edge of the Western World Episode Out Now!
Lawrence Dwight and Operating on the edge of the Western World Episode Out Now! On this episode we speak with Lawrence Dwight, a 5th generation rancher from Ferndale, about the benefits and difficulties associated with operating in this unique and remote landscape. Dwight descended from Joseph Russ who came to California from Maine [...]
Cheeseburgers and their importance with Aimal Formoli Episode Out Now! Stories from Cattle Country is as a customer facing podcast telling stories from ranches and dairies and wherever their products land... whether it's a stick of butter, gallon of milk, New York steak or a cheeseburger. In 2008, I ventured from the suburbs [...]
Stock Dogs Episode Out Now! We visited the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding sale at the Tehama County Fairgrounds to learn about the stock dog trials and auction. In this auction 17 dogs, all border collies, exhibited their cattle herding abilities and went on to auction... with one of the dogs fetching 45 [...]
Livestock Guardian Dogs Episode Out Now! For this episode, we traveled to Auburn, California to talk with Dan Macon, a Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor with the University of California Cooperative Extension, about his own livestock operation and his utilization of livestock guardian dogs. We sat down with Dan to learn about the [...]
Stemple Creek Ranch & V. Miller Meats Episode Out Now! Today's episode is a visit with Loren Poncia of Stemple Creek Ranch in Tomales and Eric Miller of V. Miller Meats, a Sacramento Butcher that has carried Stemple Creek beef since opening seven years ago. To listen now press play on the player below, [...]
New Hope Dairy Episode Out Now! Today we bring you our first visit from a dairy. New Hope Dairy is located in Galt about a mile off of Highway 99. We recorded this episode in a walk n talk style with owner Arlin and his son Kale. We were introduced to the ranch [...]
In this episode we visit the Likely Land & Livestock Company in Modoc County.
Maddalena Ranch Episode Out Now! There's an old adage by comdeian W.C. Fields which says to never work with children or animals. This podcast regularly works with the latter and in this episode we decided to attempt the former by interviewing Chesley Tipton, a 6-year-old hand at Maddalena Ranch. Despite his youth [...]
Episode 2: Dorrance Ranch - The River Fire, Conservation Easements and Problems with Squirrels. Host Ryan Donhaue, sat down and met the Dorrance family to discuss the ranch's history, the River Fire and the hustle that is securing the future of the ranch for the next generation. To listen now press play on [...]