Oct 14, 2014

Dan Hale Provides Insight Into Entering The Efficiency & Profit Contest

Oct. 20 is the deadline for entries in the 2014 BEEF Efficiency & Profit Contest. With a total of $7,000 in three categories up for grabs to winners, Dan Hale, Texas A&M University professor and Extension meat specialist, provides some additional insights into the unique contest designed to help readers better understand the relationship between cattle efficiency and profitability....More
David McCellan
Oct 12, 2014

Consulting Nutritionist David McClellan Looks Ahead At Cattle Feeding Challenges

David McClellan took time to discuss with BEEF magazine the developments he’s seen in the industry over that quarter century and what he sees as today’s challenges....More
usda to takeover beef checkoff
Oct 2, 2014

We Were Played: USDA Moves To Take Over The Checkoff 11

The USDA Secretary’s planned takeover of the checkoff calls for a new checkoff to be implemented in 2016, with a referendum to be held within three years. The timeline obviously means that the intent is to implement a new program before a new administration takes over in 2016....More
Gleaner combine
Sep 29, 2014

Doing The Land Price Boogie

As corn prices have plummeted, so have land prices and equipment sales. Now that skyrocketing cattle prices have replaced skyrocketing corn prices as the coffee shop topic of choice, cattlemen will be well served to learn some lessons from the corn price roller-coaster....More
Sep 23, 2014

4 Tips For Low-Stress Weaning 9

From fence-line weaning, to using a plastic nose piece to prevent nursing, to introducing creep feed and working calves before weaning, here are four considerations for low-stress weaning this fall....More
employee management
Sep 22, 2014

4 Ways To Better Manage Your Employee Relationships

As managers of businesses engaged in agricultural livestock production, we must manage four areas: production, economics/finance, marketing and people....More
BEEF Efficiency & Profit Contest

Do you know profit when you see it? Enter the 2014 BEEF Efficiency & Profit Contest, presented by Texas A&M, and sponsored by Merial. There are $7,000 in prizes up for grabs!

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