Items by Laura Jean Schneider
We altered our grazing plan early in the summer to account for aridity, but now we’re rolling in forage.
I see my 19-year-old self in our new intern, as she builds her skills and learns the ropes of ranch etiquette.
Triangle P cattle know the territory now, so our second summer shouldn’t be as demanding as the last.
I’ll soon be delivering our grass-fed beef to the processor myself, and connecting directly with customers.
I’m part of a generation of young farmers and ranchers who will struggle to ever own the land they work.
I went through a lot of Ibuprofen and some serious self-doubt; then I sucked it up and got back on my horse.
Some ranchers still say women ruin horses and a rancher and his wife can be paid at two-for-the-price-of-one.
We have other interests, like art and cooking, that take a backseat to the needs of our land and animals.
Our cattle can help restore wildlife habitat, reduce fire fuels and sequester carbon, when used creatively.