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Wilder Jones: Desert Mountain Grass Fed Beef + King’s Crown Organics

Wilder Jones and his father Nate Jones are participating members of Desert Mountain Grass Fed Beef. They are currently raising grass-fed/ finished, organic, Akaushi cattle (whew! say that 3x fast!) for the Desert Mountain program, as well as supplying the Wood River Valley, Treasure Valley and the Snake River Valley[…]

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PIVOT GRAZING – THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

PIVOT GRAZING – THE CIRCLE OF LIFE By Matt Rockwell: Desert Mountain Grass Fed Rancher   Years ago, my daughter, Jessi, wrote an essay for school titled, “The Circle of Life”.  In it, she talks about the cycle of how a bug eats a plant, a bird eats a bug,[…]

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Language of the Land

Trillium. Glacier lillies. Buttercups. These are the first floral faces to greet us each spring. They’re followed by shooting stars, yellowbells, and the sunny faces of arrowleaf balsamroot. (And morels, if we’re lucky.) Spring comes in animal shapes, too. When I see tundra swans and flocks of snow geese, I[…]

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In remembrance of our dear friend Ed Wilsey

Obituary courtesy of The Lewiston Tribune Eddie Lee “Ed” Wilsey, age 65, of Marsing, Idaho, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018, in Nampa. Ed was born April 12, 1953, in Lewiston, the first child of Mark Lewis Wilsey Jr. and Elise Jeanette (Forsman) Wilsey. At an early age, Ed lived[…]

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The 4 year old

Yesterday, a four-year-old instructed me on the importance of feeding the heifers each day. He, of course, was completely right. He watched with self-assurance as we went about unloading a trailer of round bales in preparation to feed the heifers. Our conversation around ranch management practices didn’t strike me as[…]

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