Ranch Management http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Energy-Guzzling Billionaire Gives Up Burgers For The Environment http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-guzzling-billionaire-gives-burgers-environment <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>There&rsquo;s at least a little bit of hypocrisy in all of us. We all, at times, don&rsquo;t fully walk our talk, and that&rsquo;s just plain human nature. Some hypocrisy is so subtle that it takes a bit of background knowledge and a little ruminating to appreciate, while other incidents slap you across the face with their immediate clarity.</p></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/energy-guzzling-billionaire-gives-burgers-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-guzzling-billionaire-gives-burgers-environment#comments Environment Beef Quality Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 78991 at http://beefmagazine.com Do You Want Progress Or Change In Cattle Breeding? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-want-progress-or-change-cattle-breeding <div class="node-body blog-body">We have great tools; but, because of genetic and environmental antagonisms, I think we need to be satisfied with slow change in a balanced approach – maintaining or slowly improving genetics for cowherd productivity. </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/do-you-want-progress-or-change-cattle-breeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-you-want-progress-or-change-cattle-breeding#comments Ranch Management Business Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:04:00 +0000 78671 at http://beefmagazine.com Why Is Death Loss Increasing In Heavier Beef Cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Lots of good cattlemen believe there’s a trend taking place – that there’s something we’re doing from either a management or genetic standpoint that is increasing the health risk and susceptibility of larger-weight feedlot animals. Is it true? BEEF discusses. </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/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Business Health My View From The Country Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:03:00 +0000 78511 at http://beefmagazine.com Part 3 In Harlan’s “Thinking Expansion?” Series http://beefmagazine.com/blog/part-3-harlan-s-thinking-expansion-series <div class="node-body blog-body">This year’s rapid price increases require each rancher to rethink his long-run business plan. Such profit opportunity comes around only one or twice in a rancher’s lifetime, and how one responds is critical to the long-run economic performance of the beef cowherd.</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/part-3-harlan-s-thinking-expansion-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/part-3-harlan-s-thinking-expansion-series#comments Cattle Industry Structure Ranch Management Tips For Profit Market Advisor Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 77911 at http://beefmagazine.com Why You Must Use Records To Determine Your Favorite Cow http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-you-must-use-records-determine-your-favorite-cow <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Hamilton-Maude </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Missouri producer preaches the wisdom of using old records to optimize resources and realize new profit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-you-must-use-records-determine-your-favorite-cow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-you-must-use-records-determine-your-favorite-cow#comments Ranch Management Tips For Profit Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:02:00 +0000 77931 at http://beefmagazine.com Why I Prefer Moving Cattle With A Horse Rather Than An ATV http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-prefer-moving-cattle-horse-rather-atv <div class="node-body blog-body">The rise in use of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and side-by-sides – and less reliance on horses – to work cattle, helped force producers to focus on improving cattle disposition.</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/why-i-prefer-moving-cattle-horse-rather-atv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-prefer-moving-cattle-horse-rather-atv#comments Cattle Handling Ranch Management My View From The Country Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:19:00 +0000 77861 at http://beefmagazine.com Dealing With The Affliction Of Prosperity http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dealing-affliction-prosperity <div class="node-body blog-body">If there’s one thing we can’t stand in the cattle business, it’s prosperity. But we may have to accept that we’ll struggle with that affliction for quite a while yet, if USDA’s Midyear Cattle Inventory Report is any indication.</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/dealing-affliction-prosperity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dealing-affliction-prosperity#comments Ranch Management Cattle Marketing Business Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:31:00 +0000 77751 at http://beefmagazine.com No Advantage To Late Cattle Castration; Is Chemical Castration An Option? http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The notion of better gains on calves as bulls because of testosterone is a fallacy, as studies indicate a calf must be about 40 weeks of age before he gets a boost from testosterone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option#comments Ranch Management Weaning Health Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 77721 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Alternatives For Replacement Beef Heifers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers <div class="node-body blog-body">A well-run, profitable ranch should be able to cull cows at any age and make a good profit from the cow’s lifetime production when you include her sale weight. Here are 3 alternatives to retaining replacement beef females. </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/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-alternatives-replacement-beef-heifers#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Sectors Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:33:00 +0000 77631 at http://beefmagazine.com Expert Advice Doesn’t Eliminate Learning Things The Hard Way http://beefmagazine.com/blog/expert-advice-doesn-t-eliminate-learning-things-hard-way <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve come to believe that with expertise comes a lack of understanding or appreciation about exactly what it took to get to that level of expertise.</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/expert-advice-doesn-t-eliminate-learning-things-hard-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/expert-advice-doesn-t-eliminate-learning-things-hard-way#comments Ranch Management Employee Management Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:53:00 +0000 77441 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>industry, expertise, appreciation, understanding, beef, level, experience</p>