Strategic Planning For The Ranch http://beefmagazine.com/blog/12736/feed Burke Teichert provides readers with his practical take on efficient and cost-effective livestock production and ranch management. en 6 steps to low-input cow herd feeding http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-steps-low-input-cow-herd-feeding <div class="node-body blog-body">Burke Teichert prefers a “low input” feeding approach, in which producers are willing to take the rough edges off the natural environment. Here are his six steps to low-input production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-steps-low-input-cow-herd-feeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-steps-low-input-cow-herd-feeding#comments Business Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:10:00 +0000 88241 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 ranching lessons I learned from my employee and mentor http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-ranching-lessons-i-learned-my-employee-and-mentor <div class="node-body blog-body">Those who help us learn life’s important lessons don’t necessarily rank above us in age, title or responsibility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-ranching-lessons-i-learned-my-employee-and-mentor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-ranching-lessons-i-learned-my-employee-and-mentor#comments Ranch Management Beef Quality Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:06:00 +0000 87131 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 keys to a profitable beef cow herd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd <div class="node-body blog-body">Once a rancher recognizes the inter-connectedness of four areas of management – production, economics and finance, marketing and people – it becomes apparent that maximums are never the best or the most profitable level of production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd#comments Ranch Management Pasture Range Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:18:00 +0000 86551 at http://beefmagazine.com 9 ranch management concepts to improve your ranch http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-ranch-management-concepts-improve-your-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">Perfection is never achieved, but excellence can be. Here are nine tips for strategic ranch management from Burke Teichert, former vice president and general manager of AgReserves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-ranch-management-concepts-improve-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-ranch-management-concepts-improve-your-ranch#comments Ranch Management Business Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:47:00 +0000 85091 at http://beefmagazine.com 8 tips for being a better ranch manager in 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/blog/8-tips-being-better-ranch-manager-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">To start 2015, Burke Teichert reflects on some of his writings and presents eight thoughts he thinks can help us become better cattle ranch managers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/8-tips-being-better-ranch-manager-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/8-tips-being-better-ranch-manager-2015#comments Business Strategic Planning For The Ranch Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:04:00 +0000 84591 at http://beefmagazine.com Is Ranching An Art Or A Science? Or Both? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranching-art-or-science-or-both <div class="node-body blog-body">When I am engaged in managerial thought and decision-making, I often wonder if beef production is art or science? And is it good science or bad science or, perhaps good science poorly applied? Or, is it good art or bad art, or an attempt at good art that is poorly done?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranching-art-or-science-or-both" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranching-art-or-science-or-both#comments Ranch Management Business Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:44:00 +0000 82321 at http://beefmagazine.com The Importance Of Beef Reproduction – What, How, Why? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/importance-beef-reproduction-what-how-why <div class="node-body blog-body">The goal of genetics is not to maximize production, but to seek what is best for your production and marketing environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/importance-beef-reproduction-what-how-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/importance-beef-reproduction-what-how-why#comments Ranch Management Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:32:00 +0000 81561 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 Ways To Better Manage Your Employee Relationships http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ways-better-manage-your-employee-relationships <div class="node-body blog-body">As managers of businesses engaged in agricultural livestock production, we must manage four areas: production, economics/finance, marketing and people. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ways-better-manage-your-employee-relationships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ways-better-manage-your-employee-relationships#comments Ranch Management People Business Employee Management Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:27:00 +0000 80071 at http://beefmagazine.com Do You Want Progress Or Change In Cattle Breeding? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-want-progress-or-change-cattle-breeding <div class="node-body blog-body">We have great tools; but, because of genetic and environmental antagonisms, I think we need to be satisfied with slow change in a balanced approach – maintaining or slowly improving genetics for cowherd productivity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-want-progress-or-change-cattle-breeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-want-progress-or-change-cattle-breeding#comments Ranch Management Business Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:04:00 +0000 78671 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Alternatives For Replacement Beef Heifers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers <div class="node-body blog-body">A well-run, profitable ranch should be able to cull cows at any age and make a good profit from the cow’s lifetime production when you include her sale weight. Here are 3 alternatives to retaining replacement beef females. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Sectors Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:33:00 +0000 77631 at http://beefmagazine.com