Holiday Ranch
Breeder of South Poll Grass Cattle

Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Cattlemen of the Year

November 17, 2011

Kay and Cliff White were pleasantly surprised by the honor of Washington County Cattlemen of the Year bestowed upon them during the Farm City Banquet held in Chipley, Florida on November 17, 2011. The Whites purchased a portion of the late Coy Dyson farm on Highway 79 five miles South of Vernon in 2003.  They […]

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Holiday Ranch Alternative Agriculture Award

February 27, 2011

I’m sure you learned a lot about South Poll cattle and organic benefits to the consumer, producer, animal, and farmer. I hope you enjoyed all of the interesting facts because one day it just might come in handy.

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Something New! Spraying Milk on Pasture

February 23, 2011

At Holiday Ranch we decided the time was right to include some milk in our pasture spraying.

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Passionate About Our Food!

January 13, 2011

Hey Y’all!  I’m back! Everyone that knows me understands that I am passionate about the food we eat.  I want clean, healthy food.  The way I assure the quality of our food is grow or raise much of it myself.  This naturally applies to South Poll beef, but also to pork, chicken, and fish.  I have an organic-type […]

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It’s a Miracle! You Can Grow Your Hair Longer and Thicker

November 28, 2010

A simple adjustment in latitude can make your hair longer and thicker.  It’s true!  If you are a South Poll cow… Seriously, consider the case of South Poll cattle, bred to withstand the South’s heat and humidity.  At  Holiday Ranch in Florida our South Polls are extremely slick-haired.  In Northwest Florida, latitude 30.35, it does get cold […]

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Five Cent Tour: “Organics” at Holiday Ranch

October 24, 2010

Every week I learn something new and disturbing about our “industrial” food supply and the unhealthyness of those foods we presume to wholesome and nutritious.

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Olives in North Florida? No Way!

September 18, 2010

Well, they said it couldn’t be done; but we can grow olives in northwest Florida.

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South Poll Bull sold

August 4, 2010

Congratulations Voss Land and Cattle Company on your purchase of Holiday Ranch bull #918.  Ralph and Jerri Voss had a couple of bulls sustain injuries recently resulting in 2/3 of their bull power being out of commission.  We happened to have bull 918 that we first planned to keep as a herd sire in our Missouri herd […]

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Tropical Soda Apple

August 3, 2010

Finally! Biological control for Tropical Soda Apple!

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St. Croix sheep have arrived at Holiday Ranch

August 2, 2010

We were picking up St. Croix sheep that were descended from a Florida flock so they will probably do great on our ranch.

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