Summer Grazing Stockers

Summer Grazing Stockers

The beef we sell in the fall are called “stockers” and are year old calves in the spring, weighing about 600 lb, that we are feeding to get to 1400 lb finished weight. Conventionally, they would be in a feedlot somewhere eating a grain ration. Nothing...
To Georgia with Love

To Georgia with Love

Unfortunately, the Secretary of Agriculture’s visit was cancelled today due to bad weather. The following are remarks I composed for his visit. Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture It is with warm hearts that we welcome you to the Bennion Ranch....

Snow Snow Everywhere

Last fall we bought 50 ton of hay because we were short and the cows have to eat in the winter. The year before I sold 120 tons of hay because we had plenty. Such is the fickleness of our irrigation water supply which comes exclusively from a little reservoir about a...

Cooking with Colin Coming Soon

Those of you who attended the Beef Tasting know our grill master son Rex Colin Mitchell.  We will be fortunate to have him blogging regularly for Bennion Beef.  Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates including his blog posts!
Why Grass-Fed Beef?

Why Grass-Fed Beef?

Many Americans are becoming aware of the taste and health benefits of lower-fat grass-fed beef. Our Grass-Fed Angus cattle are grass-fed at Greenjacket ranch their entire life. Born in March and April under cedar trees, they follow their mamas throughout 10,000 acres...

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