Welcome to Deseret Ranch

Welcome to Deseret Ranches

We appreciate your interest in learning about the Ranch. We are glad to tell you about our history, operations, and involvement in Central Florida.

We are farmers and ranchers. We enjoy producing food and making our living in agriculture. We are proud that our products end up on dinner tables around the country. Like most people in agriculture, we have dedicated our lives to this pursuit because we love the lifestyle, the tradition, and the people.

We have been part of Central Florida since 1950, and we value our role as a community partner and environmental steward. The Ranch sets and follows lofty standards and places importance on family, community, and tradition. We strive to be world-class in all we do, from cattle production to environmental protection to treatment of our employees.

We are farmers and ranchers. We believe that agriculture is a noble profession, and we strive to be world-class in all that we do.

As a long time landowner in Central Florida, we are committed to helping this region grow and thrive. This is not just where we work – it is where we live and raise our families. We buy, sell, and hire locally whenever possible. We reach out to support community initiatives. We collaborate with local governments and water management districts on water projects and environmental issues, like Taylor Creek Reservoir and the Jug Island retention area. We actively manage a county-sized landscape of rich natural resources, and we look to the future and support long-range planning initiatives.

We hope this site will acquaint you with the Ranch’s agricultural operations, environmental pursuits and community involvement. We look forward to continuing to work with our friends and neighbors to help make Central Florida a great place to live. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Deseret Ranch, please feel free to contact us.


Thank you,
Erik Jacobsen
Vice President and General Manager
Deseret Cattle & Citrus
Deseret Ranches of Florida