Freedom an’ Whisky

By Nikolyn Williams

I am pretty sure if the non-agriculture community ever came to a Merrell branding, we would have no confusion left about the importance of agriculture, misconceptions about carbon emission, animal welfare, or whatever issue those not involved seem to have with the rest of us. In fact, if we were to send Warren Lee Merrell and his family to Washington, I am fairly sure we would not have to worry about any of that nonsense anymore.

It has become crystal clear throughout the springs works, what I have known all along is absolutely true. Yes, owning cattle is about making a living, and yes it is a business; however, I cannot think of one single line of work that is so driven by the love of the land, love of the cattle, and most importantly, love of family.

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