Ranch Management http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Research finds small square bale feeders most efficient for horses http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/research-finds-small-square-bale-feeders-most-efficient-horses <div class="field-byline"> By Nick Paulson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A University of Minnesota study recently compared three hay feeders marketed to horse owners that are designed to help keep forage off the ground and minimize waste. Find out what hay feeder would save you money. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/research-finds-small-square-bale-feeders-most-efficient-horses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/research-finds-small-square-bale-feeders-most-efficient-horses#comments Ranch Management Nutrition Tips For Profit Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:31:00 +0000 86811 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The three small square- bale feeders used in the study are, left to right, the Equine Hay Basket, Tarter Farm and Ranch Equipment, Dunnville, KY; The Natural Feeder, Story City, IA; Horse Bunk Feeder and Hay Rack, Priefert Manufacturing, Mount Pleasant, TX.</p> <p><br /> Photo credit: Krishona Martinson, University of Minnesota</p> Megatrends in agriculture—how will they affect your ranch? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">The times, they are a’changing. But then again, they always have been, especially in agriculture. What are the megatrends in agriculture and how will those looming changes affect you?</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/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch#comments Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:26:00 +0000 86731 at http://beefmagazine.com New video debunks the myth about water usage in beef production http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-video-debunks-myth-about-water-usage-beef-production <div class="node-body blog-body">In a new video, sustainability researcher Jude Capper debunks the myth that it takes 2,400 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of hamburger. </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/new-video-debunks-myth-about-water-usage-beef-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-video-debunks-myth-about-water-usage-beef-production#comments Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86701 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 keys to a profitable beef cow herd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd <div class="node-body blog-body">Once a rancher recognizes the inter-connectedness of four areas of management – production, economics and finance, marketing and people – it becomes apparent that maximums are never the best or the most profitable level of production.</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/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd#comments Ranch Management Pasture Range Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:18:00 +0000 86551 at http://beefmagazine.com Have we lost the battle on animal welfare? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-lost-battle-animal-welfare <div class="node-body blog-body">The discussion between beef producers and beef consumers about animal welfare continues to escalate.</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/have-we-lost-battle-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-lost-battle-animal-welfare#comments Ranch Management Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:40:00 +0000 86271 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Proper and humane animal care</p> 6 things to consider as you clean out the vet cupboard http://beefmagazine.com/health/6-things-consider-you-clean-out-vet-cupboard <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Maude </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The winter months – before the heavy work season begins – is a good time to make sure your calving, branding and other working equipment is organized, cleaned and maintained. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/6-things-consider-you-clean-out-vet-cupboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/6-things-consider-you-clean-out-vet-cupboard#comments Ranch Management Business Health Calving Season Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:05:00 +0000 85481 at http://beefmagazine.com Condition scoring, management of beef cows can minimize later challenges http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/condition-scoring-management-beef-cows-can-minimize-later-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s modern, digital world provides cattle producers with an amazing array of management tools, but nothing has yet replaced the eye of the master when it comes to condition scoring cattle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/condition-scoring-management-beef-cows-can-minimize-later-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/condition-scoring-management-beef-cows-can-minimize-later-challenges#comments Ranch Management Nutrition Tips For Profit Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:30:00 +0000 85251 at http://beefmagazine.com 9 ranch management concepts to improve your ranch http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-ranch-management-concepts-improve-your-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">Perfection is never achieved, but excellence can be. Here are nine tips for strategic ranch management from Burke Teichert, former vice president and general manager of AgReserves.</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/9-ranch-management-concepts-improve-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-ranch-management-concepts-improve-your-ranch#comments Ranch Management Business Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:47:00 +0000 85091 at http://beefmagazine.com Create "management Mondays" in 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/create-management-mondays-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Lon Tonneson for Farm Progress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Up-to-date records are essential for proper and efficient farm management these days. Here's an idea on how to keep up with the paperwork in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/create-management-mondays-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/create-management-mondays-2015#comments Ranch Management Tips For Profit Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:48:00 +0000 83341 at http://beefmagazine.com Year-end tax planning complicated by inaction in congress http://beefmagazine.com/government/year-end-tax-planning-complicated-inaction-congress <div class="node-body article-body">Will Congress increase Section 179 deductions? That’s the question confounding cattle producers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/government/year-end-tax-planning-complicated-inaction-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/government/year-end-tax-planning-complicated-inaction-congress#comments Ranch Management Government Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:00:00 +0000 82841 at http://beefmagazine.com