Feedlots http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Conservation efforts improve sustainability & efficiency for feeder operation http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/conservation-efforts-improve-sustainability-efficiency-feeder-operation <div class="field-byline"> Erin Beck for the Natural Resources Conservation Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The deadline to apply for the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program is fast approaching. Learn how one feeder family benefited from the NRCS grant. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/conservation-efforts-improve-sustainability-efficiency-feeder-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/conservation-efforts-improve-sustainability-efficiency-feeder-operation#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Sustainability Wed, 14 Sep 2016 22:32:00 +0000 105151 at http://beefmagazine.com When is a beef carcass too big? http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/when-beef-carcass-too-big <div class="field-byline"> Larry Stalcup </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Feedlots want bigger cattle. Ranchers too. But how do you avoid Yield Grade 4s?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/when-beef-carcass-too-big" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/when-beef-carcass-too-big#comments Feedlots Beef Quality Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:42:00 +0000 104881 at http://beefmagazine.com The fed cattle market is poised to tip. Which way will it go? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-market-poised-tip-which-way-will-it-go <div class="node-body article-body">The cattle market is coiling – ready for a breakout to new price levels or potentially test new lows. Which way will it go? </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-market-poised-tip-which-way-will-it-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-market-poised-tip-which-way-will-it-go#comments Feedlots Business Cattle Markets Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:20:00 +0000 103741 at http://beefmagazine.com Feedyard revenue: Why it matters to you http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/feedyard-revenue-why-it-matters-you <div class="node-body article-body">Feedyard revenue eventually makes its way back into the hands of backgrounders, stockers and cow-calf operations.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/feedyard-revenue-why-it-matters-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/feedyard-revenue-why-it-matters-you#comments Feedlots Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:38:00 +0000 103471 at http://beefmagazine.com Down in the mouth about cattle prices? Remember, prices are still historically strong http://beefmagazine.com/blog/down-mouth-about-cattle-prices-remember-prices-are-still-historically-strong <div class="node-body blog-body">In spite of general negativity about the cattle market, feeder and calf prices are still historically high.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/down-mouth-about-cattle-prices-remember-prices-are-still-historically-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/down-mouth-about-cattle-prices-remember-prices-are-still-historically-strong#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:56:00 +0000 103401 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Heavy feeder cattle placements bolster prices</p> Best risk strategy options for cattle producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">How do you manage price risk amid gut-wrenching volatility? Preserve and add value to your calf-crop. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Business Cattle Markets Cattle Economics Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:16:00 +0000 102551 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 tips for maintaining summer feedlots http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-maintaining-summer-feedlots <div class="node-body blog-body">Mud can reduce feed efficiency in feedlots by 13%. Here are four tips for maintaining summer lots when backgrounding or finishing cattle. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-maintaining-summer-feedlots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-maintaining-summer-feedlots#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 16 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 101331 at http://beefmagazine.com Fed cattle cash  price matters http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-cash-price-matters <div class="node-body article-body">Most fed cattle prices are discovered in the cash market, whether people realize it or not. Part 2 of a multi-part series; read part 1 here. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-cash-price-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/fed-cattle-cash-price-matters#comments Cattle Marketing Feedlots Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:39:00 +0000 100471 at http://beefmagazine.com Yearling cattle fade market pressure http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/yearling-cattle-fade-market-pressure <div class="node-body article-body">Yearling cattle continued to sell at steady to firm prices this week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. Calves, on the other hand, traded steady to $5 per cwt lower as the increasing volume of the new-crop variety enables buyers to get choosier.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/yearling-cattle-fade-market-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/yearling-cattle-fade-market-pressure#comments Cattle Market Weekly Feedlots Cattle Markets Sat, 09 Apr 2016 01:06:00 +0000 100021 at http://beefmagazine.com NEW photo contest celebrating spring begins today! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-celebrating-spring-begins-today <div class="node-body blog-body">BEEF is welcoming spring with a new photo contest celebrating the season. Enter for your chance to win VISA gift cards and BEEF art prints!</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-celebrating-spring-begins-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-celebrating-spring-begins-today#comments Cow-Calf Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Feedlots People Beef Quality Business Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:00:00 +0000 99411 at http://beefmagazine.com