Ranching Roots – What is a cowgirl?

By Book Author, Lauren Chase, Montana Family Ranching Project – You can read more stories about Montana ranch women in the Montana Stockgrowers Association’s new digital photo book, “Ladies and Livestock: Life on the Ranch,” which is available for download on the Apple store for $14.99. Be sure to flip through the pages to watch video…

Montana Rancher Q and A: Tyrel Obrecht

Many of us in Montana got to know Tyrel Obrecht pretty well while he was interning for the Montana Stockgrowers Association two summers ago. But today, we learn more about his family’s ranching background, some of the obstacles faced on a Montana ranch, and his advice for other young ranchers. Read today’s Q&A feature: How long has…

Chase Bids Farewell to Montana Stockgrowers

Before I was welcomed into the ranching world as the Montana Stockgrowers Association’s (MSGA) communication intern in 2010, I had no idea how much the beef industry would impact my life. Nearly five years later, I am extremely proud to be an advocate for beef and for Montana’s ranchers. However, it’s with bittersweet emotion I…