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.

Posts by Burke Teichert

14 thoughts on what to expect from a shortened heifer breeding season

Here’s a list to ponder as you consider changing the length of your breeding season....More

How to become a good ranch employee, even if you’re the boss

Even if you’re the boss, you’re still an employee....More

Want good employees? Here’s how to create them

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....More

Burke Teichert: How to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd

It’s possible to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd, but it takes time and persistence....More

11 must-read profitability tips from Burke Teichert

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....More

13 things to consider to holistically manage your cowherd

In ranching, everything connects with everything. Successful managers embrace this and approach ranch management from a systems perspective. Here’s....More

Does it really take six years to cover your costs on a cow? NO!

Are you culling all the cows that need to go to town? Open cows that don’t wean a calf are draining your profitability....More

Why we need to let Mother Nature select replacement heifers

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....More

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

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