Mesa County ranch honored for a century in operation

The Bieser Family Ranch in Mesa County is among 31 farms and ranches in Colorado recognized for continuous operations extending 100 years or more.

The latest Centennial Farms and Ranches will be honored at a ceremony at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. An effort of the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Colorado State Fair and History Colorado, the program has recognized a total of 581 farms and ranches over the past 32 years.

Families operating Centennial Farms and Ranches receive certificates as well as signs to display on their properties. The Bieser Family Ranch in Mesa was established in 1904.