Burke Teichert was born and raised on a family ranch in western Wyoming and earned a B.S. in ag business from Brigham Young University and M.S. in ag economics from University of Wyoming. His work history includes serving as a university faculty member, cattle reproduction specialist, and manager of seven cattle ranchers for Deseret Land and Cattle.

Teichert retired in 2010 as vice president and general manager with AgReserves, Inc., where he was involved in seven major ranch acquisitions in the U.S. and the management of a number of farms and ranches in the U.S. as well as Canada and Argentina.

In retirement, he is a consultant and speaker, passing on his expertise in organizing ranches to be very cost-effective and efficient, with minimal labor requirements. His column on strategic planning for the ranch appears monthly in BEEF magazine.

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Why working in sync with nature will benefit your operation

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....More

Burke Teichert: How to build better land and soil

Good grazing management can help you double your stocking rate. But it takes high management to be successful....More

Burke Teichert shares the secrets of a profitable cow

Do you have a whole herd of good cows? No? Find out the steps you need to take to transition your cowherd now....More

Burke Teichert: Are you a low-input, high-management rancher?

The right cattle with low input costs will always be more profitable. How are you combining high management with low inputs to match your cow herd....More

Burke Teichert: Five foundational ideas for a successful ranch

In this month’s column, Burke Teichert goes back to the basics and discusses the foundational aspects that drive his thoughts and actions....More

Can ranching be sustainable without profits? Burke Teichert says no

In some people’s minds, profit is a dirty word. And sustainability is nirvana. But ranches can’t be sustainable without being profitable....More

Ranch managers: Are you a seeker of truth?

Successful ranch managers, however, have learned that real progress comes when they open their minds and become seekers of truth....More

6 steps to low-input cow herd feeding

Burke Teichert prefers a “low input” feeding approach, in which producers are willing to take the rough edges off the natural environment. Here are....More

5 ranching lessons I learned from my employee and mentor

Those who help us learn life’s important lessons don’t necessarily rank above us in age, title or responsibility....More

5 keys to a profitable beef cow herd

Once a rancher recognizes the inter-connectedness of four areas of management – production, economics and finance, marketing and people – it becomes....More
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Burke Teichert provides readers with his practical take on efficient and cost-effective livestock production and ranch management.

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