Sunday, January 19, 2020
Dairy calf

Don’t quit studying and looking for innovation. But don’t miss the miracles. The everyday operations of farm life can help you connect with consumers.

Marketers try to sell what they have, even if it's not the most complete product on the market. The phrase "guaranteed tender" may sound like it's all that matters, the one true path to great meat. But that's not all there is.
Angus beef cattle grazing

When is it a good choice to skip a passing phase or invest in what may be the way of the future?

Cows can't do math, but their owners should at least do some counting. From financial balance sheets to stocking rates, a precise inventory is...
beef cattle on pasture

When it comes to your cattle, you should be pleased if planning and selection created a set of calves that can satisfy the next owner all the way to beef consumers.

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.
Angus cattle grazing

To get to where we are today, certain things had to happen a certain way.
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.
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.