Blogs

Sep 22, 2016

Corn or cattle? Neither look good, but at least corn farmers know why

The good and bad news for the grain market is that we know what it will take to raise prices. The good and bad news for the cattle market is that nobody knows how to fix it....More
Sep 22, 2016

There’s still time to enter our fall photo contest!

Don’t forget to enter our fall photo contest, “Cattle & Colors” for a chance to win a VISA gift card....More
Sep 21, 2016

Are ranchers spitting into the wind on wind energy issues?3

It’s important that ranchers be at the table as wind energy issues are discussed....More
Sep 15, 2016

When times get tough, maximize capital efficiency

Are your dollars working for you or against you? When prices drop, it's time to focus on capital efficiency....More
Sep 15, 2016

Post-weaning marketing strategies

The key to evaluating postweaning marketing alternatives is to price your feeders at each step of the marketing program and calculate your profits for each marketing step. Do not subsidize the next marketing step with the profits of the previous step....More
Oct 29, 2015

Anatomy of a cattle market collapse

One can only hope the supply of these overweight cattle was cleaned up in October, and that the market has started to rebound. But the collapse is a reminder that the first loss is the least loss in cattle feeding....More
Sep 01, 2016

Burke Teichert: How to cull the right cow without keeping records3

Culling your cow herd starts with selecting your replacement heifers....More
Sep 15, 2016

Management and antibiotic use go hand in hand

What can we change to better manage our cattle so we can use antibiotics less frequently?....More

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