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  • 2004
  • April

A Little Preparation Goes a Long Way in Buying the "Right" Bull

Purchasing the "right" bull can be simple - if you make a plan before the sale and stick to it once you're there.
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  • 2000
  • June

Managing Cow Replacement during the Cattle Cycle

Changing a beef herd's culling rate as the herd progresses through a ten-year cattle cycle can result in higher average net income for the complete cycle.
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  • 2001
  • May

Mind Your Own Business

Cow-calf production is a business. Continued success depends on sound business decisions based on accurate and appropriate information.
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  • 2004
  • May

Fly Control is a Must

Flies cost the livestock industry hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
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  • 2002
  • January

Preparing for Spring Pasture

Guidelines for producing early spring pasture.
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  • 2000
  • April

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable agriculture is defined as maintaining the present without compromising the future. It got its real definition from Congress in the 1990 Farm Bill.

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  • 2001
  • September

Succession Planning: Who's Next?

With the average age of farmers and ranchers at 60 years, the time is ripe for many to plan for the succession of their businesses.

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  • 1999
  • February

Ag Executive or Ex-Farmer/Rancher?

Management consultant Peter Drucker is credited with the statement, "The best way to predict the future is to create it." The agricultural executives of tomorrow will strive to create the future of their farm/ranch businesses by tying down prices of inputs and production as far in advance as possible. The ex-farmers and ex-ranchers of tomorrow will remember how much they used to enjoy driving a tractor and feeding the cows. And they will probably remember the anxiety they felt while holding out for the highest price.
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  • 1998
  • November

Reflections on Troubled Times

I've spent considerable time this summer visiting with cooperators. Partly it was to assess how they were doing; partly it was to determine how we were doing delivering our services and to see how we might improve. I couldn't have picked a more difficult time for those I visited.

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  • 2003
  • September

Plan Replacement Female Purchases

For many different reasons, producers often purchase rather than raise their replacement females.