Vol 14 • No 4
On The Cover:
Montana rancher and photographer Kristen Schurr
snagged this great image of Crayton Campbell giving a
thumbs up during the 2019 Madrid Cattle Co. branding
near Pony, MT.
58 RANCH DREAMIN’
WITH REVENUE STREAMIN’
“If you treat your operation like a business, it
might actually become one.” Troy Carruthers
By Troy Smith
66 STATE BY STATE
WR visits with the New Mexico
Cattle Growers’ Association.
By Kacy Atkinson
70 BIG ISLAND BEEF
The Kealia Ranch is all about lava,
home-grown horses, good cattle,
grass and adapting… Hawai’i-style.
By Melissa Hemken
78 DUST ON THE LENS
Featuring the rodeo photography
of Brooks Benjamin.
80 TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION
The whole day was a teaching session.
By Amanda Kishpaugh, KS
48 RANCHER’S JOURNAL:
McCurry Angus Ranch in Kansas fi lls us in on
what it takes to put a purebred bull sale together.
By Mary McCurry
111 READER’S SHARE BOARD
You just can’t keep this stuff to yourself…
it wouldn’t be right.
112 KID ‘N CRITTER CORNER
Proud of your kiddos and their well-caredfor
menageries? Share that pride with the
rest of the WR Nation.
MARIAH DIMAS MCCURRY ANGUS ARCHIVES MELISSA HEMKEN
4 I WORKING RANCH I JUNE / JULY 2019