What’s Next for Local Food Production in Nevada?

Wolf Pack Meats is closing Oct. 31. As a land grant university, the University of Nevada, Reno is required to teach practical agriculture. Wolf Pack Meats, according to the UNR website, is “one of the leading national educational facilities where students get first-hand experience in meat production and retail distribution.” While it’s true that the…

2022 Summer Grilling Recipe Book

You will LOVE our 2022 Summer Grilling Recipes!

It’s our favorite time of year – Summer Grilling Season! Ribs, steaks, burgers, chicken….the list goes on and on! To help you pick out the best ribs for your summer grilling pleasure, visit our blog: The Great Rib Controversy! And, if steak is what you’re hankering for, check out our blog post: The Quintessential Steak!…

Kayla and Karin with a prize winning beef at FFA show

An FFA Experience

Kayla Holcomb, Mike’s daughter, joined FFA when she started high school. Before joining FFA she had been a part of 4-H from the age of 7, showing sheep and dairy cows. After seeing the people in FFA, and the work they did, it became a dream of hers to be a part of it. She…

Springtime Lamb Recipes

Our ewes are giving birth just in time for the spring!  We’re expecting almost 40 lambs and they’re coming in healthy. Lamb has long been associated with Springtime. It is eaten during spring holidays like Easter and Passover, and they are typically born during this season making them readily available. When the long and cold…

The Springtime Guide to Lamb

The Springtime Guide to Lamb Lamb has long been associated with Springtime: It is eaten during spring holidays like Easter and Passover, and they are typically born during this season making them readily available. When the long and cold winter finally ends and spring is in bloom, lamb recipes jump to greet us! Really any…

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4 Issues Facing Ranchers Today

Today, the average age of a rancher is over 58 years old, and that number has been steadily rising over time. According to the USDA Census of Agriculture, the average age of an American farmer in 1982 was 50 years. By 2012, that number had risen to 58 years old. That means there are fewer…

Beef ribeye steak Carson Valley

The Quintessential Steak Blog

We know steak! One nice thing about our line of work is our customers are usually steak fans like us. With so many options to choose from on our online Ranch Box store, we understand that deciding on the perfect cut can be tricky. We sat down with Mike Holcomb, the ranch manager of our…

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A Day in the Life

Ahhhh, ranch life. So sweet and so…on-going. The work never ends, but it does change with the seasons. No day is ever the same, and no day passes without a surprise of some kind. Every day, I’m up before the sun making breakfast for whoever is on hand to work that day. Flapjacks, sausage and…