Ranch Management http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en 4 tips to shorten your calving season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season <div class="node-body blog-body">A tight window for calving can result in a more uniform calf crop and enhanced price potential at sale time. Here are four management strategies to shorten your calving season. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88411 at http://beefmagazine.com Beat the rancher’s curse; stop assuming people can read your mind http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beat-rancher-s-curse-stop-assuming-people-can-read-your-mind <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s a lot easier today to overcome the rancher’s curse than in the old days. After all, texts and emails allow us to build up to that actual two-way conversation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beat-rancher-s-curse-stop-assuming-people-can-read-your-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beat-rancher-s-curse-stop-assuming-people-can-read-your-mind#comments Ranch Management My View From The Country Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:36:00 +0000 88351 at http://beefmagazine.com Here’s what cow-calf producers can learn from grain farmers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-what-cow-calf-producers-can-learn-grain-farmers <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s no doubt, times are good. But grain producers saw a similar high and their story didn’t end well. Should we take a lesson from them and prepare for more normal margins in the future?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-what-cow-calf-producers-can-learn-grain-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-what-cow-calf-producers-can-learn-grain-farmers#comments Ranch Management Business Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:50:00 +0000 87841 at http://beefmagazine.com 7 Common Fencing Mistakes http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-programs/0301-common-fencing-mistakes <div class="field-byline"> Alaina Burt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock fencing experts share seven common mistakes and how to avoid them. Are you making one of these costly fencing mistakes?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-programs/0301-common-fencing-mistakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grazing Systems Ranch Management Pasture Range Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 17453 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 questions ranch families should ask before adding the next generation to the business http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-questions-ranch-families-should-ask-adding-next-generation-business <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranching is a family business, but it isn’t always easy being in business with multiple generations and in-laws. 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But the “something for nothing” benefit of a planned crossbreeding system goes beyond just hybrid vigor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/crossbreeding-gets-you-more-just-hybrid-vigor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/crossbreeding-gets-you-more-just-hybrid-vigor#comments Ranch Management Cattle Genetics Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:34:00 +0000 87581 at http://beefmagazine.com Where BVD persistent infection is concerned, it only takes one http://beefmagazine.com/health/where-bvd-persistent-infection-concerned-it-only-takes-one <div class="node-body article-body">Catching and preventing persistent infection with bovine viral diarrhea in your herd starts with a biosecurity mindset.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/where-bvd-persistent-infection-concerned-it-only-takes-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/where-bvd-persistent-infection-concerned-it-only-takes-one#comments Ranch Management Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Health Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:32:00 +0000 87391 at http://beefmagazine.com Auction talk: Are you a bull, a peacock, a sandbagger or a stealth player? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/auction-talk-are-you-bull-peacock-sandbagger-or-stealth-player <div class="node-body blog-body">An auction is price discovery at its most visceral level. 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Become a better negotiator for your business dealings by utilizing these seven questions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/7-questions-ranchers-should-ask-any-negotiation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/7-questions-ranchers-should-ask-any-negotiation#comments Ranch Management People Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87261 at http://beefmagazine.com