Meet The Ranchers

From their pasture to your plate, you can rest assured Certified Hereford Beef has been sustainably raised by the best caretakers in the world. Meet some of our Hereford farm and ranch families who make sure you have a tender, juicy and delicious Hereford beef meal every time.

Featured Families

Bischoff Family

Ravine Creek Ranch, South Dakota

Bischoff's Ravine Creek Ranch in Huron, S.D., has been in business for more than 100 years. Earl Bischoff purchased the ranch's first Hereford 60 years ago, and they have been raising Herefords ever since. Jerry Bischoff, along with sons Matt, Garrett and their families, are now a part of the operation. Matt and Garrett's children are the 5th generation to be involved with Ravine Creek Ranch and the Hereford breed. The Bischoff's are proud to raise a high-quality Hereford beef product for American families.

Fact 1

Operation started in 1906; Bischoff's Ravine Creek Ranch has been in business more than 100 years.

Fact 2

generations of the Bischoff Family have worked on Ravine Creek Ranch.

The Mickelson Family

Sonoma Mountain Herefords, California

Sonoma Mountain Herefords is a family-owned and operated Hereford ranch located in the rolling hillsides of Sonoma County, Calif. Sonoma Mountain Herefords is owned by the 5th generation farming family of Jim and Marcia Mickelson. Their children, Bobby, Heidi and Jamie, and their grandsons, Weston and Carter, all work on the ranch. The Mickelson's run their Hereford cattle in the Sonoma Valley and along the coastal hillsides of the Pacific Ocean in Northern California. Jim proudly serves as the president of the Certified Hereford Beef brand.

Fact 1

generations of the Mickelson family have worked on the ranch.

Thompson Family

Glengrove Farm, Missouri

Glengrove Farm is located just two miles south of Rolla, Mo., and has been in the Thompson family since 1903. Bob, along with his wife, Gretchen, bought the farm from Bob's parents in 1974. Soon after, they purchased their first registered Herefords from Bob's uncle. Herefords have been grazing on Glengrove Farm ever since! Bob is the third generation in his family to farm the land. The Thompsons are proud to raise high-quality cattle for the Certified Hereford Beef program.

Fact 1

Glengrove Farm has been in business since 1903.

Fact 2

Bob and Gretchen are the third generation to work on the farm.

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Hereford Ranchers

For questions about Hereford farms and ranches in your area, please contact:

Kaylen Alexander

Director of Marketing and Communications

kalexander@hereford.org

(816)918-2293