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It is the time of year when most winter pasture stockers have been, or soon will be, sold. It (1998-99) was a good year. Pasture and cattle performance (ADG or average daily gain) across much of our service area was the best in several years.
If you have not already decided what you are going to do with your spring-born calves, now is an excellent time to start thinking. As of this writing, cattle prices have been strong, but there is always a danger that prices may level off or even drop.
In today's cattle market, it is difficult to accurately define high cattle prices. How do you decide when to sell and when to buy or even if to buy or possibly to retain ownership?
What is the single most important factor influencing the profitability of your farming or ranching operation? If several people were asked this question there would probably be several different answers given.
The agricultural marketplace is undergoing rapid change. Farmers and ranchers who invest in fully integrated systems have an opportunity to profit from current trends.
Beef demand is high and cattle inventories declined in 2002 for the seventh straight year.
Current cattle market trends carry both good and bad news for producers.
Beef producers are aware of the increase in beef demand last year. U.S. consumers have changed significantly in the past decade, and beef is playing an increasingly important role in their meal selections.
Preparing a risk management plan each year will allow you to review the risks associated with your farm or ranch.
Farming without a business plan is like hauling products from coast to coast without a road map. What is involved in creating a business plan for an agricultural operation?