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Ranching on the Pecos: A prescription for healthy rangeland

By Donnie Lunsford, NRCS Public Affairs Specialist ♦ March 2020

What does the Pecos River, a pharmacist, downhill skiing, and ranching have in common? If you live near Pecos, that would be John Rediger of JR Land and Cattle Company. Rediger is a man of many talents from being a National Standard Race (NASTAR) ranked skier, a drug store owner, pharmacist, father, husband, and producer of quality Beefmaster cattle.

Rediger stands in his pasture on a cool winter morning to begin his day of checking water, fences, and cattle.


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