Strategic Planning For The Ranch http://beefmagazine.com/blog/12736/feed en How do you define profit? Then, how do you achieve it? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-do-you-define-profit-then-how-do-you-achieve-it <div class="node-body blog-body">There are several ways to define profit. Question is, how to you achieve it?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-do-you-define-profit-then-how-do-you-achieve-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-do-you-define-profit-then-how-do-you-achieve-it#comments Management Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:15:00 +0000 107831 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle prices have turned sour. What now? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-prices-have-turned-sour-what-now <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s time to be honest with ourselves and ask, “Can I make it through this if it lasts four or five years? </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-prices-have-turned-sour-what-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-prices-have-turned-sour-what-now#comments Management Agenda Marketing Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 03 Nov 2016 18:24:00 +0000 107161 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert’s top 5 tips on bull selection http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-s-top-5-tips-bull-selection <div class="node-body blog-body">Bulls can rapidly change your herd, however, you need to select the right bulls to make sure it’s progress you’re creating. Burke Teichert shares his top five tips when selecting bulls.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-s-top-5-tips-bull-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-s-top-5-tips-bull-selection#comments Breeding Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:03:00 +0000 106061 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: How to cull the right cow without keeping records http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-cull-right-cow-without-keeping-records <div class="node-body blog-body"> Culling your cow herd starts with selecting your replacement heifers. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-cull-right-cow-without-keeping-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-cull-right-cow-without-keeping-records#comments Pasture Farm Operations Nutrition Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:53:00 +0000 104611 at http://beefmagazine.com Are you the best ranch manager you can be? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-best-ranch-manager-you-can-be <div class="node-body blog-body">Break the paradigm lockdown by being open to learning that there are better ways to do everything you do on your ranch. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-best-ranch-manager-you-can-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-best-ranch-manager-you-can-be#comments Pasture Ranching Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 01 Aug 2016 20:41:00 +0000 103691 at http://beefmagazine.com 14 thoughts on what to expect from a shortened heifer breeding season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season <div class="node-body blog-body"> Here’s a list to ponder as you consider changing the length of your breeding season.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season#comments Cow-Calf Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:40:00 +0000 102831 at http://beefmagazine.com How to become a good ranch employee, even if you’re the boss http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-become-good-ranch-employee-even-if-you-re-boss <div class="node-body blog-body">Even if you’re the boss, you’re still an employee. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-become-good-ranch-employee-even-if-you-re-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-become-good-ranch-employee-even-if-you-re-boss#comments Agenda Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 08:06:00 +0000 101961 at http://beefmagazine.com Want good employees? Here’s how to create them http://beefmagazine.com/blog/want-good-employees-here-s-how-create-them <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s impossible to hire the perfect employee. But if you can find a person with the basic qualities you want, you can create great employees by being a good leader. Here’s how. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/want-good-employees-here-s-how-create-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/want-good-employees-here-s-how-create-them#comments Ranching Agenda Employee Management Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 05 May 2016 13:22:00 +0000 100991 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: How to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s possible to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd, but it takes time and persistence. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd#comments Animal Health Calving Genetics Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 Apr 2016 12:51:00 +0000 99911 at http://beefmagazine.com 11 must-read profitability tips from Burke Teichert http://beefmagazine.com/blog/11-must-read-profitability-tips-burke-teichert <div class="node-body blog-body">After a lifetime of working very hard at trying to make ranching profitable, you learn a few things. Here’s a collection of the very best ranching wisdom from BEEF columnist Burke Teichert. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/11-must-read-profitability-tips-burke-teichert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/11-must-read-profitability-tips-burke-teichert#comments Pasture Genetics Nutrition Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 07 Mar 2016 17:41:00 +0000 98881 at http://beefmagazine.com 13 things to consider to holistically manage your cowherd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd <div class="node-body blog-body">In ranching, everything connects with everything. Successful managers embrace this and approach ranch management from a systems perspective. Here’s how Burke ties it all together.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd#comments Pasture Ranching Nutrition Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:31:00 +0000 97791 at http://beefmagazine.com Does it really take six years to cover your costs on a cow? NO! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no <div class="node-body blog-body">Are you culling all the cows that need to go to town? Open cows that don’t wean a calf are draining your profitability. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no#comments Ranching Genetics Nutrition Strategic Planning For The Ranch Tue, 05 Jan 2016 03:20:00 +0000 96991 at http://beefmagazine.com Why we need to let Mother Nature select replacement heifers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-we-need-let-mother-nature-select-replacement-heifers <div class="node-body blog-body">Heifers that breed early in the breeding season are primed to be successful cows for the long haul. Making that happen doesn’t have to be hard work. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-we-need-let-mother-nature-select-replacement-heifers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-we-need-let-mother-nature-select-replacement-heifers#comments Farm Operations Genetics Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:33:00 +0000 95861 at http://beefmagazine.com Why working in sync with nature will benefit your operation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-working-sync-nature-will-benefit-your-operation <div class="node-body blog-body">Work in sync with nature and your operation, from the soil up, will benefit. Not just now, in the good times, but especially when the cattle cycle turns prices south.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-working-sync-nature-will-benefit-your-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-working-sync-nature-will-benefit-your-operation#comments Pasture Ranching Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:02:00 +0000 95241 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: How to build better land and soil http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-build-better-land-and-soil <div class="node-body blog-body">Good grazing management can help you double your stocking rate. But it takes high management to be successful.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-build-better-land-and-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-build-better-land-and-soil#comments Pasture Farm Operations Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:04:00 +0000 94261 at http://beefmagazine.com