As markets became saturated in the eastern parts of the country (and as land became increasingly developed), ranchers moved west, drawn to the open grazing land of federal territorial possessions.Cattle remained the primary focus of the ranching industry (with chicken production primarily confined to eggs laying hens rather than broiler hens). The statistics on livestock and meat production alone demonstrate the enormously important role this industry plays in the larger economy.The word ranch and rancher are derivatives of the Spanish words .
The property consists of 9,000 acres of cattle pasture, with barbwire fencing in place, the remaining 18,668 acres is hardwood forestland.
has a long tradition of agriculture dating to the gold rush of the 1800’s and today we continue to be proud of our rural atmosphere and agricultural history.
The association was established as a non-profit organization in 1992 to promote agriculture and agri-tourism in the county.
It can be seen on the barn at O’Halloran’s Apple Trail Ranch, owned by Pat and Donna O’Halloran, 2261 Cable Road in Camino.
Read about this new quilt square at Trail Project1 Visit our peaceful historic farm (150 years, 7 generations), farthest East ranch in Apple Hill™ away from the congestion and traffic.