Riding shotgun with James Burks, Farm Manager at 44 Farms. With thousands of acres, miles of fence and cattle herds in multiple pens, a truck is essential on the farm.
Burks wears a Shasta 10X Premier Cowboy Hat.
Meet Luke Jenkins. Director of Farm Operations at 44 Farms.
Days spent with man’s best friend at 44 Farms, Cameron, Texas.
Stand out from the herd.
On the farm, no task is too small for James Burks. Fixing barbed wire fences, snapped by rowdy bulls is part of the job.
Ready to ride.
All hat, all cattle.
Out to lunch.
Standing in the morning sun, watching the bulls go by.
44 Farms cattle drive.
Robert Jacob Lerma is a freelance photographer based in Austin, Texas. He works as CEO of a psychiatric hospital and travels on weekends photographing around the country. His images have appeared in National Geographic, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, Time, Southern Living, Forbes, Texas Monthly, Vogue, USA Today and The Washington Post. He serves as Board President for Foodways Texas and shoots for brands such as Yeti, 44 Farms, Stetson and Carpenter Watches.
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