Welcome to the RSA Website

Welcome to the updated RSA website.  My husband and I ranch in South Phillips County, Montana.  My husband’s family came to this part of Montana in 1886. My family came in 1896. Both were sheep ranches at that time.  This family history in the area is part of why our ranches are more than just…
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Five Common Misconceptions

Today let’s discuss five common misconceptions in regards to production agriculture and the farmers and ranchers that produce our food.  It has been said here before if you eat you are involved in agriculture. #5 – All large farms are corporate farms. In Montana the vast majority of our farms and ranches are family-owned and…
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Economic Impact of Ranching

According to the U.S. Census Bureau the estimated population of Phillips County Montana in 2015 was 4,169.  The county has a total area of 5,212 square miles (Connecticut is 5440 square miles) of which 5,140 square miles is land and 72 square miles is water. It is the second-largest county in Montana by land area…
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