4UR Guest Ranch plays a part in the Slow Food Movement

December 15th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Just after Thanksgiving Damon helped our neighbor Gil Motta to transport 10 grass-fed steers to a natural grass-fed beef market near Carbondale, Colorado. Gils’ steers were 100% grass-fed and grass-finished – no antibiotics, no hormones, etc. In creating this all-natural product, Gil was also using a high-density, low-duration grazing rotation. We discussed this style of … Read More

Guest Ranch Resource Management

November 23rd, 2009 by 4URRanch

A week ago Damon had a meeting with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to discuss a new stlye of land management at our Colorado Dude Ranch. This fall we began experimenting with Holistic Resource Management, a high-density, short-duration, rotational approach to pasture management that can increase land productivity, and, as recent studies have proved, … Read More