Please note: this is republished from my column in the Gunnison Country Times. The CattleWomen have been an integral part of Gunnison ranching for many years. A local group of ranch women in 1951 started planning ways to help their husbands with the business. They were chartered as the Gunnison Valley CowBelles in May of 1951. They came together to promote beef and handle more of the public relationships side…Read More
Ranching in Gunnison
It’s a new season here in Gunnison. The new Western students are getting moved in, the ranchers are getting their hay put up, and I heard that we got some snow in the high country! This weather just makes me want to curl up in a hoodie and drink a latte. As we welcome in a new season, I think its important to remember how essential agriculture is to Colorado,…Read More
Earth Day from a rancher’s perspective
Earth Day and ranching go hand in hand. Ranchers are stewards of the land and we all take pride in that fact. We work our hardest to utilize the newest technology and any other ways at our disposal to make ourselves the most sustainable we can possibly be. We rely on the land and we take pride in giving back to that same land. Lets go into details. Just how…Read More
More about me – and what is BQA?
A little more about me Hello everyone! Hannah here – and I thought I would give this whole blogging thing a chance. For those of you that don’t know me, I am a cattle rancher who lives in Gunnison County. I work full time off the ranch, as a facility maintenance employee of the Gunnison Fairgrounds. I was born and raised in Gunnison – growing up working my family’s cattle…Read More