Posts by Pete Woltz


Timber Ridge to Fuel North Wapiti Iditarod Musher


Thanks to Timber Ridge Cattle Company for permission to syndicate this post.

Some of the most rewarding aspects of our business are the personal relationships we have been able to build with our customers. We participate in the Des Moines Downtown Farmer’s Market every summer and have gained some new customers that we n ...[more]

A Sad Farewell to Iowa Farm Families


Thanks to Timber Ridge Cattle Company for permission to syndicate this post.

We learned this week that the existence of a fellow producer and local CSA, Small Potatoes Farm, is being threatened by the proposed building of a 5000 head hog confinement operation within 1 to 2 miles of their farm by Brelsford Pork. As Small Potat ...[more]

Why Some Of Our Cattle Never Get Made Into Beef Sticks


Thanks to Timber Ridge Cattle Company for permission to syndicate this post.

His voice was weak over the phone.   He said that he had purchased 3 heifers from Gene Wiese and wanted them bred to a Wiese bull.  Since I had just purchased three young Wiese bulls, Gene had suggested to him that I might be willing to rent him a ...[more]

The Jennie Effect… you ain’t seen nothin’ yet!


Thanks to Timber Ridge Cattle Company for permission to syndicate this post.

1.21.12 is a date that I was awakened to the power of creative marketing.  Here is how it went down, and it started with a magazine article. The Journey I’ve heard that gamblers can request to be put on a list that would bar them from entering ...[more]