Nevada Ranches

 


Nevada
Ranches
 


Nevada
Ranches
 

Elko Land and Livestock Company (ELLCo), a subsidiary of Newmont Goldcorp, owns and operates several ranches in Nevada. In addition to exploring and developing mineral resources, Newmont Goldcorp's four major ranches – TS, Horseshoe, Big Springs and IL – are also managed for traditional uses, such as livestock production and agriculture, as well as for renewable resource development. Combined, the ranches include 750,000 acres of private land and 1.5 million acres of grazing allotments on public lands. Most significantly, the ranches provide land management and mitigation resources to support our mining operations.

Ranches

All of our ranches have federal grazing allotments and associated grazing permits. The ranches are located in the following Nevada counties:

TS Ranch - Eureka and Lander counties
Horseshoe Ranch - Northern Eureka County
Big Springs Ranch - Elko County
IL Ranch - Elko, Pershing and Humboldt counties

The ranches’ elevations, soils and vegetation vary from salt-desert shrub in the lower elevation valleys, to sagebrush on the mountain slopes, to aspen trees at the higher elevations. Irrigated croplands and meadows represent the ‘farmland’ on the ranches. Dispersed throughout are riparian areas and associated meadows, springs and streams. Wildlife is abundant and includes many species of neo-tropical birds, waterfowl and upland birds, mule deer, pronghorn antelope and other species. Some of the streams on our ranch land support Lahontan Cutthroat Trout – a threatened species.

The TS Hay Program

The TS hay program began in the early 1870s, when William Dunphy, the founder of the TS Ranch, constructed an irrigation system along the Humboldt River and the Rock Creek floodplain in Boulder Valley. Since that time, both flood and sprinkler irrigation has been expanded and improved. Today, alfalfa, grass, and grain hay are produced and hay is raised primarily as winter-feed for the TS cowherd. The top end hay is directed to the California dairy markets, with the balance of the hay crop being consumed by the TS cowherd or sold to neighboring ranchers.

The TS Cowherd

The TS cowherd comprises approximately 5,500 commercial cows, 750 replacement heifers and 250 herd bulls. These animals are wintered on private pasture lands and spend the summers grazing on public and private rangelands. The herd has been deliberately developed over the past 20 years and is carefully managed for genetics, health and production.

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19608 E&I Planner, Process Maintenance - CC&V
E&I Planner, Process Maintenance - CC&V Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80813
Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80813
19744 Millwright, HG Mill, Process Maintenance - CC&V Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80813
19746 Site Business Manager
Site Business Manager Boddington, WA, AU, 6390
Boddington, WA, AU, 6390
19747 Facilities & Accomodation Superintendent
Facilities & Accomodation Superintendent Alice Springs, NT, AU, 0872
Alice Springs, NT, AU, 0872
19729 Environmental Representative - Legacy Sites (Nevada) Elko, NV, US, 89801
19603 Planner/Scheduler | 8:6 | Permanent | Boddington Boddington, WA, AU, 6390
19725 Environmental Tech Operator III - Golden Giant
Environmental Tech Operator III - Golden Giant Manitouwadge, ON, CA, P0T 2C0
Manitouwadge, ON, CA, P0T 2C0
19723 Purchasing Officer
Purchasing Officer Perth, WA, AU, 6000
Perth, WA, AU, 6000
19319 Control & Instrumentation Technician J1
Control & Instrumentation Technician J1 Birim North District, ER, GH
Birim North District, ER, GH
19697 Principal Advisor Open Pit Mining (Operational Technology & Business Improvement) Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111