Tag Archives: Angus ranchers

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On the ranch
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When the cattle call

The plan was to write last night. I was all settled in, candle to my left, sweet tea to my right. Then my phone rang. It was my dad’s ring and, honestly, I hesitated, because I know what those calls carry. “I need your help down here,” he said. And if I could tell you […]

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Following the Calves, On the ranch, On the road
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Maternal instincts, predictable cattle

Following the calves: It’s a two-way street

Some may take offense to comparing a herd of kids to fresh calves or a mom’s eye to maternal instincts, but I don’t think it’s out of line to say ‘fetal programming’ had a role in how each Loseke kid is developing a passion for the beef business. All four were riding feedlot pens in […]

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Hot topics, On Target, On the ranch
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The herd that calmed my nerves

I woke up nervous. Let’s be real, I went to sleep nervous and a few hours of rest didn’t eliminate that feeling in my gut. I was headed to a ranch, there was a lot of snow and I had never photographed cattle in that white stuff before. But if there’s ever a family to […]

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Hot topics, On the ranch, On the road
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You read it here

Celebrating our blog-iversary with the top posts of 2016

We’ve covered a lot of ground this year, from California to Florida, from Arizona to Montana. We’ve been “Following the calves” and we’ve checked on “Footsteps worth following.” We’ve told your stories, and you’ve tagged along for the ride. So, thank you, for reading, for enjoying, for interacting and most importantly, raising the best darn beef […]

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On the ranch, On the road
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‘Just call Terry Harris’

I recently wrote a pretty detailed feature on Harris Livestock and thought about making that the title. As a girl who’s called Mr. Terry plenty of times and told others to do the same, I figured it was only fitting. Then I sat down with the Georgia cattleman and his wife, Betty, in their Boston, […]

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