Agricultural Production



Upsizing or Downsizing a Ranch Without Feeling Upside Down

By Reneé Baker, Farm & Ranch Sales, Licensed In ID There are many reasons for upsizing or downsizing your ranching operation. An adjacent property may become available for a reasonable price, allowing you to add acreage and animals, build a larger barn, or construct additional housing for ranch hands. You may be ready for a […]


FRCF Helps Provide High Quality Meats to Rural Communities

The Fay Ranches Community Foundation Partners with the Hicks Family to Donate Thousands of Pounds of Meat Bozeman, MT:  Last week, thousands of pounds of fresh beef, pork, goat, and lamb were donated to 33 food banks and community kitchens throughout central Oregon. The Fay Ranches Community Foundation in conjunction with the Hicks Team of […]


2021: A Better Year for the Cattle Industry?

By Alex Robertson, Broker, Licensed in OR On a crisp December morning in Madras, Oregon, the cattle at The Greens’ Feedlot line up to the feed bunks. Not much space is available in the Greens’ Feedlot as most (if not all) pens are full with the appropriate number of cattle. The feedlot is a custom […]


More Than Just Horse Business, Black Rock Ranch

“Waking up in the morning to the smell of fresh pine and in the evening seeing some of the most beautiful sunsets. There is nothing else that can ever replace the special place that Black Rock Ranch is to me and my family.” -Owner of Black Rock Ranch.  One day on this ranch, and we […]


What is a “Ranch”?

By Ken Bentz The term “ranch” has evolved over the years in the West as a whole, but it also has different meanings regionally. A ranch in Colorado is often a much different property than one in Eastern Oregon. The definition also changes the closer one gets to an urban area. The transformation of this […]