We head to Montana for a cattle roundup and a ranching family for whom animal welfare is very important. Padlock ranch grazes more than ten thousand head of cattle. And, thats a draw to tourists who vacation here for a slice of home on the range.
Many city dwellers know little about what takes place on a farm or ranch because there’s limited opportunity to come in contact with those who make a living on the land. One farm family in Utah is making that connection in a unique combination of ranching and recreation.
PBS's "America's Heartland" Episode takes the viewer to California's Hearst Ranch in San Simeon, the ranch of William Randolph Hearst. It is home to a special grass fed cattle operation. This episode, which first aired on January is 26 minutes in length.