Riverbend Ranch Crew

Heritage Series: Focus On Quality Cattle and Crew

Unless you’re building an ark, little good can come from 45 inches of rain in 20 days. That’s what happened when Hurricane Floyd hit Snow Hill, N.C., in fall 1999. For cattleman Steve Harrison, the results were life-changing. As the flood waters rose, half of the family’s cow herd—the one he’d returned to the farm …   Continue Reading
Ike, Abbie and grandson, Jhett.

Roadtrip: Where do great steaks come from?

It’s almost too picturesque, I thought as I stood in Mark and Abbie Nelson’s circular roundabout and stared. I drove below a canopy of trees to get here — a place where Angus cattle graze upon golden pastures that meet rolling vineyards of zinfandel and petite sirah. The San Francisco coastline is a mere 100 miles in the …   Continue Reading