Built on a breed

Built on a breed

2019 Seedstock Commitment to Excellence Built on a breed A century of focus earns Spring Cove Ranch the CAB Seedstock Commitment to Excellence Award Story and photos by Nicole Lane Erceg September 25, 2019 When the first Angus sire arrived at Spring Cove Ranch in...
The cost of doing the right thing

The cost of doing the right thing

The cost of doing the right thing by Nicole Lane Erceg They reminded me of the ball pits I’d play in as a kid at McDonalds. Except these were black, and floating in a water trough. Designed to reduce water evaporation, the polyurethane spheres didn’t come cheap. These...
Ranching from the history books

Ranching from the history books

Ranching From the History Books by Nicole Lane Erceg I’ve always been fascinated with history. From the Founding Fathers in grade school to the battles of World War II, the stories of those who came before us and the great feats they accomplished continue to intrigue...
Staying on Track

Staying on Track

Staying on Track by Nicole Lane Erceg Why do we call substantial disasters “perfect” storms? It feels like an oxymoron. The title perfect storm seems a more fitting descriptor for the rain that comes just in time to break a drought, or the swirling clouds that bring...
The cost and value of quality

The cost and value of quality

The Cost and Value of Quality NCBA Convention   By Nicole Lane Erceg Beef quality has many contributing factors – freshness, tenderness, color and more shape the perspective. However, when Mark McCully, vice president of production for the Certified Angus Beef ®...