Thursday, August 13, 2020

I got my start with other people’s cull cows, just a bid or two above the hamburger market — which was not so dear back then.

You can make sure the beef buyers have a ready supply of consistent, high-quality, tasty and tender product to choose from. Several years' worth of decisions on your farm or ranch all culminate in that moment.

When ranchers or feedlot employees are unhappy or feeling stress, how much pride can they take in the job they're doing? Call it mammalian empathy or stress-related errors of management, but those bad feelings are contagious across species.

The headline reads, "Beef prices skyrocket." A little more information comes with, "Wholesale beef prices at record levels." Another adds, "Beef exports up 7...

Selling fed cattle on a live basis is no longer standard practice, and some day it could end up as no more than historical...

Take another look at your cattle. Get out your records and take a deeper look. You think they're the right kind, but you may...

Take a look at any sale barn study or video auction analysis and it will show the advantages for preconditioned, reputation calves.
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.
art supplies

Sometimes 4-H parents have to get creative during fair week.
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.