Pasture Range http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 40 mph winds and 14 inches of snow is Mother Nature’s wakeup call http://beefmagazine.com/blog/40-mph-winds-and-14-inches-snow-mother-nature-s-wakeup-call <div class="node-body blog-body">Nothing is better than working side-by-side with Mother Nature when she is agreeable, but nothing is crueler than when she is not. </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/40-mph-winds-and-14-inches-snow-mother-nature-s-wakeup-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/40-mph-winds-and-14-inches-snow-mother-nature-s-wakeup-call#comments Business Pasture Range My View From The Country Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:26:00 +0000 97781 at http://beefmagazine.com Grass-fed growth brings challenges, opportunity and a few fringe benefits http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-fed-growth-brings-challenges-opportunity-and-few-fringe-benefits <div class="field-byline"> By Jesse Bussard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As consumer preferences change, cattle producers are taking advantage of the opportunities presented by growing niche markets. Here’s how grass-fed beef brings both challenges and opportunities for the beef business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-fed-growth-brings-challenges-opportunity-and-few-fringe-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-fed-growth-brings-challenges-opportunity-and-few-fringe-benefits#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Business Pasture Range Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:39:00 +0000 97741 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> <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/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 Enjoy the rain; El Niño is on the way out http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/enjoy-rain-el-ni-o-way-out <div class="node-body article-body">Look for a cool, wet spring in parts of the country, followed by a hot, dry summer as El Niño fades into La Niña. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/enjoy-rain-el-ni-o-way-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/enjoy-rain-el-ni-o-way-out#comments Pasture Health Ranch Management Business Pasture Range Tips For Profit Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:00:00 +0000 97691 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 pieces of practical advice for resolving grazing issues on public land http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-pieces-practical-advice-resolving-grazing-issues-public-land <div class="node-body article-body">Red tape and regulations are in abundance these days and often threaten the livelihood of ranching operations. Here are 6 tips from a lobbyist and a lawyer on how to navigate the stressful world of grazing permits on public land from. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-pieces-practical-advice-resolving-grazing-issues-public-land" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-pieces-practical-advice-resolving-grazing-issues-public-land#comments Pasture Range Government Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:41:00 +0000 97481 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Drought-proof your pastures; PLUS: Trump, Clinton lead with Iowa farmers http://beefmagazine.com/government/6-trending-headlines-drought-proof-your-pastures-plus-trump-clinton-lead-iowa-farmers <div class="node-body gallery-body">From pasture management to politics, the news is full of items to interest, educate and entertain. Here’s a glimpse at a few of the headlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/government/6-trending-headlines-drought-proof-your-pastures-plus-trump-clinton-lead-iowa-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/government/6-trending-headlines-drought-proof-your-pastures-plus-trump-clinton-lead-iowa-farmers#comments Business Pasture Range Government Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:53:00 +0000 97451 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Trending Headlines: Another ag-gag going down, PLUS: Don’t get crabby about crabgrass http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/5-trending-headlines-another-ag-gag-going-down-plus-don-t-get-crabby-about-crabgrass <div class="node-body gallery-body">From politics to fever ticks, the news this week features the happenings in the world around us that affect you at the ranch gate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/5-trending-headlines-another-ag-gag-going-down-plus-don-t-get-crabby-about-crabgrass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/5-trending-headlines-another-ag-gag-going-down-plus-don-t-get-crabby-about-crabgrass#comments Beef Quality Pasture Range Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:59:00 +0000 97271 at http://beefmagazine.com Maximize grazing with the flexibility of stocker cattle http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/maximize-grazing-flexibility-stocker-cattle <div class="field-byline"> By Robert Fears for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The flexibility of stocker cattle make them an excellent tool for managing pastures for optimum value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/maximize-grazing-flexibility-stocker-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/maximize-grazing-flexibility-stocker-cattle#comments Grazing Systems Ranch Management Stocker/Backgrounders Tips For Profit Wed, 13 Jan 2016 21:27:00 +0000 97191 at http://beefmagazine.com A voice of reason in the Bundy-Hammond debate http://beefmagazine.com/blog/voice-reason-bundy-hammond-debate <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranching in the West has many challenges, the federal government chief among them. An Oregon rancher offers a voice of reason in the midst of all the noise.</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/voice-reason-bundy-hammond-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/voice-reason-bundy-hammond-debate#comments Beef Quality Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 97171 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cows and calves graze public lands in Colorado</p> A rancher’s thoughts on Chipotle and the Oregon standoff http://beefmagazine.com/blog/rancher-s-thoughts-chipotle-and-oregon-standoff <div class="node-body blog-body">We do love bad news. That means, in light of this week’s headlines, the industry’s first priority has to be to avoid negative publicity. </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/rancher-s-thoughts-chipotle-and-oregon-standoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/rancher-s-thoughts-chipotle-and-oregon-standoff#comments Business Pasture Range My View From The Country Thu, 07 Jan 2016 14:04:00 +0000 97041 at http://beefmagazine.com