Strategic Planning For The Ranch http://beefmagazine.com/blog/12736/feed en 14 thoughts on what to expect from a shortened heifer breeding season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season <div class="node-body blog-body"> Here’s a list to ponder as you consider changing the length of your breeding season.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season#comments Cow-Calf Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:40:00 +0000 102831 at http://beefmagazine.com How to become a good ranch employee, even if you’re the boss http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-become-good-ranch-employee-even-if-you-re-boss <div class="node-body blog-body">Even if you’re the boss, you’re still an employee. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-become-good-ranch-employee-even-if-you-re-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-become-good-ranch-employee-even-if-you-re-boss#comments People Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 01 Jun 2016 08:06:00 +0000 101961 at http://beefmagazine.com Want good employees? Here’s how to create them http://beefmagazine.com/blog/want-good-employees-here-s-how-create-them <div class="node-body blog-body">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 a good leader. Here’s how. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/want-good-employees-here-s-how-create-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/want-good-employees-here-s-how-create-them#comments Ranch Management People Employee Management Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 05 May 2016 13:22:00 +0000 100991 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: How to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s possible to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd, but it takes time and persistence. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd#comments Calving Health Nutrition Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 Apr 2016 12:51:00 +0000 99911 at http://beefmagazine.com 11 must-read profitability tips from Burke Teichert http://beefmagazine.com/blog/11-must-read-profitability-tips-burke-teichert <div class="node-body blog-body">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 wisdom from BEEF columnist Burke Teichert. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/11-must-read-profitability-tips-burke-teichert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/11-must-read-profitability-tips-burke-teichert#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Cattle Genetics Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 07 Mar 2016 17:41:00 +0000 98881 at http://beefmagazine.com 13 things to consider to holistically manage your cowherd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd <div class="node-body blog-body">In ranching, everything connects with everything. Successful managers embrace this and approach ranch management from a systems perspective. Here’s how Burke ties it all together.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-things-consider-holistically-manage-your-cowherd#comments Ranch Management Pasture Range Nutrition Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:31:00 +0000 97791 at http://beefmagazine.com Does it really take six years to cover your costs on a cow? NO! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no <div class="node-body blog-body">Are you culling all the cows that need to go to town? Open cows that don’t wean a calf are draining your profitability. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/does-it-really-take-six-years-cover-your-costs-cow-no#comments Ranch Management Nutrition Cattle Genetics Strategic Planning For The Ranch Tue, 05 Jan 2016 03:20:00 +0000 96991 at http://beefmagazine.com Why we need to let Mother Nature select replacement heifers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-we-need-let-mother-nature-select-replacement-heifers <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-we-need-let-mother-nature-select-replacement-heifers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-we-need-let-mother-nature-select-replacement-heifers#comments Business Cattle Genetics Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:33:00 +0000 95861 at http://beefmagazine.com Why working in sync with nature will benefit your operation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-working-sync-nature-will-benefit-your-operation <div class="node-body blog-body">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 turns prices south.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-working-sync-nature-will-benefit-your-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-working-sync-nature-will-benefit-your-operation#comments Ranch Management Pasture Range Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:02:00 +0000 95241 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: How to build better land and soil http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-build-better-land-and-soil <div class="node-body blog-body">Good grazing management can help you double your stocking rate. But it takes high management to be successful.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-build-better-land-and-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-build-better-land-and-soil#comments Grazing Systems Pasture Health Business Pasture Range Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:04:00 +0000 94261 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert shares the secrets of a profitable cow http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-shares-secrets-profitable-cow <div class="node-body blog-body">Do you have a whole herd of good cows? No? Find out the steps you need to take to transition your cowherd now.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-shares-secrets-profitable-cow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-shares-secrets-profitable-cow#comments Business Pasture Range Nutrition Sustainability Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 10 Sep 2015 15:43:00 +0000 93051 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: Are you a low-input, high-management rancher? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-are-you-low-input-high-management-rancher <div class="node-body blog-body">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 with your environment?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-are-you-low-input-high-management-rancher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-are-you-low-input-high-management-rancher#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Pasture Range Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 10 Aug 2015 19:42:00 +0000 92101 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: Five foundational ideas for a successful ranch http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-five-foundational-ideas-successful-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">In this month’s column, Burke Teichert goes back to the basics and discusses the foundational aspects that drive his thoughts and actions. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-five-foundational-ideas-successful-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-five-foundational-ideas-successful-ranch#comments Business Pasture Range Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:16:00 +0000 91081 at http://beefmagazine.com Can ranching be sustainable without profits? Burke Teichert says no http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-ranching-be-sustainable-without-profits-burke-teichert-says-no <div class="node-body blog-body">In some people’s minds, profit is a dirty word. And sustainability is nirvana. But ranches can’t be sustainable without being profitable. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-ranching-be-sustainable-without-profits-burke-teichert-says-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-ranching-be-sustainable-without-profits-burke-teichert-says-no#comments Business Pasture Range Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 01 Jun 2015 15:56:00 +0000 89821 at http://beefmagazine.com Ranch managers: Are you a seeker of truth? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-managers-are-you-seeker-truth <div class="node-body blog-body">Successful ranch managers, however, have learned that real progress comes when they open their minds and become seekers of truth.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-managers-are-you-seeker-truth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-managers-are-you-seeker-truth#comments Ranch Management Beef Quality Sustainability Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 May 2015 15:24:00 +0000 89031 at http://beefmagazine.com