Being open to change has paid off for Travis and Renae Gebhart since they returned to the family ranch.
The South Dakota State University graduates returned to the Gebhart family ranch near Meadow, S.D., in 2002. They ranch with Travis’ parents, Mike and Jane Gebhart, and Travis’ younger brother, Dalton, and his wife, Sara. The three families each own their own land and cattle, but all work together.
The ranch used to be primarily a commercial cow-calf operation with some…