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Aug 06, 2023

Now Producing professional videos - at the ranch - for the ranch

We are now booking for late Summer, Fall & Winter Video Productions. 

These are professional shoots including editing.  Explore how to take your operation to the next level and provide marketing materials with a 2 to 5-year shelf life. 

We come to you in an optimal time when your operation is at its peak with Green Grass, Fall Scenery, and Cattle at their best.  We shoot…

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Pro Rodeo and Ranching: Striking a Balance

Pro Rodeo and Ranching: Striking a Balance

Dec 06, 2022

It takes a special person to both rodeo and ranch.

Ranching is hard. It’s a seven-days-a-week job with low return and high effort. It can be mentally and physically draining and at the same time, it can be more fulfilling than any other livelihood.

Rodeo is tough. It’s tough at any level but especially if you rodeo hard enough to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) — not just once but multiple times. It can be mentally and physically…

Feddes Family Meats

Feddes Family Meats

Nov 02, 2022

Community Minded, Growth Oriented

It wasn’t as if Jake and Alyssa Feddes didn’t have enough to do. After all, they operate a Red Angus seedstock operation near Manhattan, Montana, and Jakes is a Superior Livestock rep. So why would they want to buy the local meat processing plant?

“It was an accident,” Jake says. Or perhaps it was a sense of opening the door to knocking opportunity. Whatever the case, venture has turned…

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Oct 10, 2022

Mother, rancher and entrepreneur Jaimie Stoltzfus

Some people recall the precise moment when they knew they needed to initiate a change. For Montana rancher Jaimie Stoltzfus it was the birth of her first child, when motherhood brought on a new sense of accountability and an overwhelming number of decisions.

Realizing she was 100% responsible for another person prompted her to question, “What am I feeding my family? How can I get the best…

Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

Sep 23, 2022

The Giles Ranch fight to get through trying times.

Ranchers are only human. And it’s only human to worry about the future, what with the well-entrenched megadrought that seared the countryside this year along with high fuel and feed prices.

Then there’s Katie Giles-Shaw. She chooses to view her situation with a more optimistic outlook. She’s part of the Giles Ranch near Ashland, Kan., run by her parents, Roger and Cathy Giles, along with…