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

Buchholz Family

GKB Cattle, Texas

GKB Cattle is located in Waxahachie, Texas, just south of Dallas. Owned by Gary and Kathy Buchholz, the ranch dates back four generations. Family roots run deep at GKB Ranch and everyone who pulls into the drive is treated like family. The Buchholzes run about 115 Hereford cows on their ranch and proudly support the Certified Hereford Beef brand.

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Gary and Kathy are the fourth generation of cattle ranchers in their family.

The Nolan Family

Nolan Herefords

Scott, Alise, Illisa, Bethany and Audrey Nolan from Gilmer, Texas, who are proud supporters of the Certified Hereford Beef brand. Alise runs The Ranch Kitchen blog and frequently features Certified Hereford Beef. You can also find her speaking about raising Hereford cattle and the Certified Hereford Beef brand at the State Fair of Texas on a national platform. Illisa, Bethany and Audrey have represented the Hereford breed as Hereford queens on both the state and national level. All Nolan family members are active on the family operation.

The Thomas Family

Thomas Herefords, Montana

Thomas Herefords began in 1957 when newlyweds Richard and Shirley Thomas bought their first Herefords. Richard and Shirley work with their son, Bruce, and his wife, Tammy, to continue to grow the Thomas Herefords herd. Richard and Shirley's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren currently work and help on the ranch today in some capacity. Thomas Herefords is located in Gold Creek, Mont., nestled between Missoula, Helena and Butte. The Thomas Hereford cattle spend their summers in pastures at 5,000-7,000 feet in elevation with mountain lakes, historical sites and incredible scenery.

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Four generations of the Thomas family are actively involved in the family operation.

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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

(816) 218-2293