Ranch Management http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en This May Be The Year To Over-Winter Cull Cows http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/may-be-year-over-winter-cull-cows <div class="node-body article-body">A big factor in the decision is whether the pasture or hay is available to carry cows through the winter cost-effectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/may-be-year-over-winter-cull-cows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/may-be-year-over-winter-cull-cows#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Sustainability Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:46:00 +0000 81091 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Range cow on pasture</p> Addressing Pasture Issues This Fall Can Pay Off Next Spring http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/addressing-pasture-issues-fall-can-pay-next-spring <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored By </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to weed control, fall herbicide applications can help us reclaim more acres than ever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/addressing-pasture-issues-fall-can-pay-next-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/addressing-pasture-issues-fall-can-pay-next-spring#comments Dow AgroSciences Ranch Management Pasture Range Forage Resource Center Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:50:00 +0000 80551 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Because Canada thistle is a perennial, it is more difficult to control. However, it is easiest to control while it is young and lush. Treat fall seedlings or regrowth to eliminate the problem before it can do harm next spring.</p> 4 Ways To Better Manage Your Employee Relationships http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ways-better-manage-your-employee-relationships <div class="node-body blog-body">As managers of businesses engaged in agricultural livestock production, we must manage four areas: production, economics/finance, marketing and people. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ways-better-manage-your-employee-relationships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ways-better-manage-your-employee-relationships#comments Ranch Management People Business Employee Management Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:27:00 +0000 80071 at http://beefmagazine.com Why Consider Wildlife In Your Ranch Management Plans? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-consider-wildlife-your-ranch-management-plans <div class="node-body blog-body">Managing for wildlife and cattle alike is a good idea.</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-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-consider-wildlife-your-ranch-management-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-consider-wildlife-your-ranch-management-plans#comments Pasture Health Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:04:00 +0000 79831 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Autumn Buck</p> Just When We Thought The Bubble Might Break, The Cattle Market Surprises Us http://beefmagazine.com/blog/just-when-we-thought-bubble-might-break-cattle-market-surprises-us <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite all the reams of data and sophisticated modeling, and the acknowledgement that fundamentals eventually determine the price, in the short term, it is often fear and greed that rule the day. </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/just-when-we-thought-bubble-might-break-cattle-market-surprises-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/just-when-we-thought-bubble-might-break-cattle-market-surprises-us#comments Ranch Management Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:48:00 +0000 79641 at http://beefmagazine.com Think Ahead When Working Cattle In Cold Weather http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/think-ahead-when-working-cattle-cold-weather <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some tips – for both humans and animals – on working cattle in cold weather. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/think-ahead-when-working-cattle-cold-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/think-ahead-when-working-cattle-cold-weather#comments Ranch Management Disaster & Drought Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 79441 at http://beefmagazine.com Photo by Heather Hamilton Maude Why Freeze Branding Is ID Of Choice For Many Commercial Ranches http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-freeze-branding-id-choice-many-commercial-ranches <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Hamilton-Maude </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Freeze branding can provide effective, eye-appealing identification on beef cattle. Here's how to properly freeze brand your cattle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-freeze-branding-id-choice-many-commercial-ranches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-freeze-branding-id-choice-many-commercial-ranches#comments Ranch Management Health Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:30:00 +0000 79461 at http://beefmagazine.com Heather Hamilton-Maude Are These The Good Old Days For This Generation Of Cattlemen? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-these-good-old-days-generation-cattlemen <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s a run like no other. Cattle prices are at record levels for all sectors, feed prices are down and drought has lifted — or at least eased — in much of the country outside the far West, most notably California.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-these-good-old-days-generation-cattlemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-these-good-old-days-generation-cattlemen#comments Cattle Industry Structure Ranch Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79381 at http://beefmagazine.com Cost Of Developing 2014 Heifer Calves Will Be Record High http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cost-developing-2014-heifer-calves-will-be-record-high <div class="node-body blog-body">With cattle prices up and feed costs down, many producers outside the major drought areas are contemplating holding back additional replacement heifers from their 2014 calf crop. But what are the economics of doing so?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cost-developing-2014-heifer-calves-will-be-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cost-developing-2014-heifer-calves-will-be-record-high#comments Ranch Management Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Market Advisor Mon, 08 Sep 2014 01:35:00 +0000 79431 at http://beefmagazine.com Herd Expansion? BEEF Readers Say It’s “Go” Time http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/herd-expansion-beef-readers-say-it-s-go-time <div class="node-body article-body">According to a July survey of BEEF readers, herd expansion is well underway. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/herd-expansion-beef-readers-say-it-s-go-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/herd-expansion-beef-readers-say-it-s-go-time#comments Ranch Management Sustainability Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:53:00 +0000 79371 at http://beefmagazine.com