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Meet Local Angus Ranchers

Abbie & Mark

Five Star Land & Livestock - Wilton, California

Abbie Nelson is a fourth-generation Angus breeder at Five Star Land & Livestock in Wilton, CA. Her great-grandfather, a cattle buyer who homesteaded in Iowa, was one of the first to import Angus cattle from Scotland in the 1800s. Today, Abbie and her husband, Mark, grow high-quality beef on the family’s central California pastures. Read More...


Bill Freel

Country Oaks Angus Ranch - Weirsdale, Florida

Dr. Bill Freel, DVM, has devoted his life to the health and welfare of animals. His passion for cattle and their care transmits into daily practices at Country Oaks Angus Ranch in central Florida. Country Oaks is home to 400 head of Angus cattle on 2,300 acres. Bill has devoted his life to producing high-quality beef – just like four generations of cattlemen and women who came before him. Read More...


Doug & Glenda

Schroeder Angus - Clarence, Iowa

Doug and Glenda Schroeder raise 125 registered Angus cows on 160 acres in Clarence, Iowa. The farm also consists of 800 acres of corn, soybean and alfalfa cropland. “We have some of the richest soil in the country,” Doug says. “Our goal is to use all the ground to the best of its ability or potential, but always keeping the environment in mind.” Read More...


Steve & Ginger

Olson Cattle Company - Hereford, Texas

Steve and Ginger Olson have been producing Angus cattle in Hereford, Texas for nearly 30 years. Olson Cattle Company produces premium beef on more than 6,000 acres of native pasture land in the flat country where trees are scarce and the view stretches for miles. Read More...


Rob & Lori

Thomas Angus Ranch - Baker City, Oregon

Thomas Angus Ranch has been producing top-quality cattle for over 60 years. Rob Thomas and his wife, Lori, took the reins from Rob’s parents about 20 years ago. Their hope is that some day son Ty and daughter Bryson follow suit. Read More...