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Mar 22, 2021 »

THE ART OF PREDICTING WEATHER

-WITH FRUIT !

PERSIMMON SEEDS PREDICT THE WEATHER

It has been a snowy, icy, week here in Alabama. But not unexpected. Back in the fall, the persimmons predicted all of it! American Persimmons have seeds and if you carefully split those open, they predict the weather for the upcoming winter.

WHAT IS A PERSIMMON?

I had never seen or eaten a persimmon before coming to the ranch. I had only heard the name before when I was a girl. My grandfather would play a song on his…

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Mar 18, 2021 »

THE ART OF HERDING CATTLE

IT IS BOTH SCIENCE AND ART



HERDING CATTLE LOOKS SO EPIC AND ROMANTIC ON TV.

You have the cowboys on their horses riding around in the open ranges. Ropes twirling over head, leather chaps flapping, cowboy hats casting shadows over dark eyes of the perfect grown out scruff over a strong jawline of a wild mustang of man. But I have found in real life it can be a little less romantic and epic.

Greg has taken me out a few times to “help” him. But without knowing…

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Jan 26, 2021 »

SETTING UP FOR SPRING CALVING

JANUARY 2021

January is a busy month here on the ranch. After slowing down, just a little during December, we hit the ground running in January.

Spring calve will be hitting the ground Starting early to mid February and with 30 pregnant mamma cows we have had to expand our “maternity ward”.

Last years Covid outbreak created a demand for beef from local farms and ranches. We sold out with in the first month of the outbreak and have a hard time keeping…

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COVID 19 - great time to get to know your local farmers and ranchers! Mar 25, 2020 »

Interesting times, for sure. Maybe it's our veteran background here at Sullivan Creek Ranch - we've seen a few things - but we refuse to be hysterical.

Supporting your local farms and ranches right now is a good way to develop enduring relationships in your ag community. We're here for you.

Though we're running low, we do have some beef left, and as part of our "know your rancher" mantra, you can be assured that relationships with our clients and community are of the utmost importance here -…

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