WELCOME TO THE PADLOCK RANCH BLOG
We are excited to be able to share information on ranch operations and events. Keep an eye on our social media accounts, and we will let you know when we publish another post.
Is Beef Destroying the Environment?
The threat of climate change caused by methane emissions is a real concern right now. It doesn’t take any time at all watching the news or browsing social media before you start to hear about [...]
Hosting a Field Trip
Today, we hosted a field trip from a local school as a part of their Agriculture in The Classroom program. Agriculture in the Classroom is an organization that has state-operated programs that carry out [...]
Herd Health – Trich Testing
We started the process of Trich testing all of our bulls a few weeks ago, and we finished it up this week. Where we operate it is mandatory for us to Trich test our bulls [...]
Late Winter Motivation
I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but here winter can feel like it’s never going to end. Feeding calves and cows is incredibly important, but it can get monotonous. Those of us [...]
Feeding calves – There’s more to it then you think
Our feedlot is full of growing calves this time of year and keeping them all fed keeps an entire team busy. To keep them growing and healthy we feed them multiple times a day, and [...]
Greg Benzel’s Retirement
Greg Benzel, Padlock's Farm Manager retired at the end of 2019. The ranch won't be the same without his dedication, hard work, and unforgettable personality. He had a tremendous impact on the ranch during his [...]