Blogs

Jun 25, 2015

What the Confederate flag, antibiotics and the environmental movement have in common2

At first blush, it may appear that the current discussions in our country about the Confederate flag, how cattle producers use antibiotics and the environmental movement don’t have very much in common....More
Jul 01, 2015

Why coaching character is more important than winning cattle shows1

In the season of 4-H county fairs, regional shows and junior nationals, let’s remember it’s about building up kids, not just winning accolades with our livestock....More
Jun 25, 2015

Solve the water problem; solve the world problem2

Scarcity of freshwater is an issue that flows beyond the human misery of thirst, malnutrition and disease. The growing lack of access to potable drinking water also adds to civil unrest and global geopolitical volatility. Here’s why that matters to you....More
Jun 02, 2015

Can you justify your ranch's water use? Soon you might have to1

For my money, history’s real value — the lessons to be had — come from the people who made it or are in the process of making it....More
Jun 02, 2015

Harlan Hughes: Could 2015 be a profit repeat?1

These two years of high profits should set a firm background for national expansion over the rest of this decade. I project that another cattle cycle is in the making!....More
Jun 01, 2015

Drumbeat to reduce antibiotics in the meat industry will only get louder

As with chicken, consumers, retailers and foodservice operators will ultimately determine the move to more such beef. You can be sure that the drumbeat to reduce antibiotic use in U.S. beef production will only get louder....More
Jun 01, 2015

Can ranching be sustainable without profits? Burke Teichert says no2

In some people’s minds, profit is a dirty word. And sustainability is nirvana. But ranches can’t be sustainable without being profitable....More
Apr 27, 2015

5 management steps to boost calf performance & profit1

Here are five management practices to consider to up your calf profit this spring....More

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