Farmers & Ranchers

Mary Falk

Mary and her husband established a 200-acre farm in 1986 and have dedicated half of the farm as a wildlife refuge. Mary uses guardian dog protection for her livestock, and produces award-winning cheese.

Cathy Hemley

Cathy Hemley

Cathy Hemley, owner of Greene & Hemley Farms in Courtland, California, in the San Joaquin Valley.

Brett Baker

Brett Baker

Brett Baker, a Delta pear farmer and fishery biologist in the San Joaquin Valley.

John and Christine Deck

John and Christine Deck

John and Christine Deck recognized their shared dream of ranching when they met in the animal science “Beef Barn” at University of California Davis.  After finishing their undergraduate degrees at Davis, they went on to…
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Hugo Tureck

Hugo Tureck

Hugo Tureck and his family operate a diversified grain and cattle ranch near Coffee Creek, Montana, close to the Upper Missouri Breaks National Monument. Hugo served as the chair of the Bureau of Land Management’s…
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Jim Knopik

Jim Knopik

Jim Knopik is living proof that farms can thrive without harmful chemical inputs. He’s a rancher in Nance County, Nebraska, and he supports better protecting people and wildlife from pesticides. Jim raises cattle on his 460 acres…
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