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Burke Teichert: Are you a low-input, high-management rancher? Commented on: 1 week ago (August 16, 2015)

Another great article..........thanks Burke.......keep them coming.

Politics inevitably seep into U.S. beef industry Commented on: 3 weeks ago (August 4, 2015)

Good Comments Steve. What amazes me is that the same folks who proclaim to be free market - independent types..........want the government to mandate certain labeling. Let the market decide not...

You can have it all with genomics, but what do you really need? Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 19, 2015)

Great points about the need for REAL WORLD performance and economics.

Changes at NCBA offer the industry a window of opportunity Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 3, 2015)

Your other article makes a great case for ditching "pseudo science". Now lets hope a new leader will bring that to NCBA..........and promote beef rather than allow NCBA paid staff to promote...

Can we measure cow efficiency? Not as a single trait Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 2, 2015)

Dr. MacNeil is correct. IF you are looking for increased measure the results of efficient production........NOT the component parts.

MARC updates across-breed EPDs for 2015 Commented on: 9 weeks ago (June 26, 2015)

"It is dishonest to suggest, or imply, that BLUP (EPD) analysis will allow accurate genetic comparisons of all economically important traits across all environments. A trait such as fertility is...

Are no-input cattle a no go? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (June 19, 2015)

Do NOT........I repeat do NOT attempt to drastically lower input costs............unless you want more profit for yourself and less for your input seller friends.

Can you justify your ranch's water use? Soon you might have to Commented on: 12 weeks ago (June 4, 2015)

Once you accept the idea that beef production is not sustainable or that you need to prove beef production sustainability under some entities guidelines………….you have lost the battle.


Marginal thinking: We can’t move forward if we’re focused on the past Commented on: 15 weeks ago (May 15, 2015)

Troy....while I often disagree with you.........especially regarding production and product philosophies........this article is one of the best examples of why your commentaries are so valuable to...

Ranch managers: Are you a seeker of truth? Commented on: 16 weeks ago (May 7, 2015)

"The truth is not waiting to be invented by someone. Neither is it the domain of ordinary professors, or even extraordinary professors, and doctors of philosophy. The truth is part of Creation...

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