Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Angus cattle grazing

Critics are coming down on multitasking as a robber of focus, especially when it calls for complex interactions that distract from the primary task.
cattle in a pasture

Farmers in the cattle business need to learn to adapt and change over time as herd needs evolve and new management strategies and technology emerge.

The rat race is real, even on the ranch. Sometimes you have to take a wider view to see the progress you've made.
angus beef cattle

There are a thousand ways cattle production can go wrong, but one often forgotten is the risk associated with producing a bad steak.
cow

No matter what trait or suite of traits you’re trying to improve, expected progeny differences help you design exactly the kind of herd you want.
bull

In this week's Black Ink column, Miranda Reiman advises readers, "if you want better cattle, buy better bulls."
Beef cattle grazing

A few months ago, a veterinarian wrote a column on ideal cow size, naming 750 to 900 lb. as the ideal with little more than "observations" to back it up.
Angus cattle grazing

There’s a stone wall of sorts near the top of our country lane. People don’t know if it’s coming or going unless they visited...
beef cattle

There are partnerships all across the beef business, but they're not always as clean as who will bale the hay and who is going to feed it.
cattle in snow

The cattle of tomorrow are being bred with more and more precision, and the rate of improvement can increase.