Triple U Ranch

Craig and Elaine Utesch family of Triple U Ranch in Washta, Iowa in both Cherokee and Woodbury counties, are passionate about the beef industry and proud of the cattle they raise to help feed their community and nation. Ensuring safety, quality, taste, and wholesome beef products for consumers is top of mind. “The most important thing we do is to provide food for people throughout the nation. It is an incredible amount of responsibility but it is exactly the most important thing we do,” says Elaine of this important task for raising cattle. The video concludes with Craig describing what he does for a living and says, “We raise cattle, kids and corn. It’s what we do and we love what we do.”

Triple U Ranch

Washta, Iowa

COW/CALF RANCH

Cows are bred and calves are born and raised every year on cow-calf farms and ranches, spending time grazing on grass pastures within sight of their mothers.

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FEEDYARD

Cattle spend their final 4-6 months at a feedyard being fed a scientifically-balanced diet and receiving daily care.

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