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Ranch feature: Jon and Breezy Millar, Millar Angus

When people say that young people can’t get into ranching, there are those who take that as a challenge and set out to prove it can be done. That determination, coupled with hard work and planning, has put one young couple into the business.

Jon and Breezy Millar met at South Dakota State University where Jon majored in general agriculture and Breezy was majored in advertising. After becoming engaged, Jon boldly stepped out and bought 20 head of registered Angus cows.

Having grown up on a registered Angus operation near Onida, SD, Angus cattle were an easy fit for Jon. Some of the cows he bought came from his folks’ herd, as he knew what the genetics of those cows could do. His parents, Ellis and Patricia Millar, were on the ranch/farm that was homesteaded by Jon’s great-great-grandfather Millar in 1889.

Breezy, the daughter of Bryce and Sandi Sigman from east of Sturgis, SD, grew up ranching, riding and working cattle. That upbringing put the dream of ranching in Breezy’s heart as strong as Jon’s.

When people say that young people can’t get into ranching, there are those who take that as a challenge and set out to prove it can be done. That determination, coupled with hard work and planning, has put one young couple into the business.

Jon and Breezy Millar met at South Dakota State University where Jon majored in general agriculture and Breezy was majored in advertising. After becoming engaged, Jon boldly stepped out and bought 20 head of registered Angus cows.

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Having grown up on a registered Angus operation near Onida, SD, Angus cattle were an easy fit for Jon. Some of the cows he bought came from his folks’ herd, as he knew what the genetics of those cows could do. His parents, Ellis and Patricia Millar, were on the ranch/farm that was homesteaded by Jon’s great-great-grandfather Millar in 1889.

Breezy, the daughter of Bryce and Sandi Sigman from east of Sturgis, SD, grew up ranching, riding and working cattle. That upbringing put the dream of ranching in Breezy’s heart as strong as Jon’s.

When people say that young people can’t get into ranching, there are those who take that as a challenge and set out to prove it can be done. That determination, coupled with hard work and planning, has put one young couple into the business.

Jon and Breezy Millar met at South Dakota State University where Jon majored in general agriculture and Breezy was majored in advertising. After becoming engaged, Jon boldly stepped out and bought 20 head of registered Angus cows.

Having grown up on a registered Angus operation near Onida, SD, Angus cattle were an easy fit for Jon. Some of the cows he bought came from his folks’ herd, as he knew what the genetics of those cows could do. His parents, Ellis and Patricia Millar, were on the ranch/farm that was homesteaded by Jon’s great-great-grandfather Millar in 1889.

Breezy, the daughter of Bryce and Sandi Sigman from east of Sturgis, SD, grew up ranching, riding and working cattle. That upbringing put the dream of ranching in Breezy’s heart as strong as Jon’s.

When people say that young people can’t get into ranching, there are those who take that as a challenge and set out to prove it can be done. That determination, coupled with hard work and planning, has put one young couple into the business.

Jon and Breezy Millar met at South Dakota State University where Jon majored in general agriculture and Breezy was majored in advertising. After becoming engaged, Jon boldly stepped out and bought 20 head of registered Angus cows.

Having grown up on a registered Angus operation near Onida, SD, Angus cattle were an easy fit for Jon. Some of the cows he bought came from his folks’ herd, as he knew what the genetics of those cows could do. His parents, Ellis and Patricia Millar, were on the ranch/farm that was homesteaded by Jon’s great-great-grandfather Millar in 1889.

Breezy, the daughter of Bryce and Sandi Sigman from east of Sturgis, SD, grew up ranching, riding and working cattle. That upbringing put the dream of ranching in Breezy’s heart as strong as Jon’s.

When people say that young people can’t get into ranching, there are those who take that as a challenge and set out to prove it can be done. That determination, coupled with hard work and planning, has put one young couple into the business.

Jon and Breezy Millar met at South Dakota State University where Jon majored in general agriculture and Breezy was majored in advertising. After becoming engaged, Jon boldly stepped out and bought 20 head of registered Angus cows.

Having grown up on a registered Angus operation near Onida, SD, Angus cattle were an easy fit for Jon. Some of the cows he bought came from his folks’ herd, as he knew what the genetics of those cows could do. His parents, Ellis and Patricia Millar, were on the ranch/farm that was homesteaded by Jon’s great-great-grandfather Millar in 1889.

Breezy, the daughter of Bryce and Sandi Sigman from east of Sturgis, SD, grew up ranching, riding and working cattle. That upbringing put the dream of ranching in Breezy’s heart as strong as Jon’s.

editor’s note: the millars will sell 75 yearling and virgin two-year-old bulls at their 2011 sale held at philip, sd on feb. 22.

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