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  • 2008
  • May

Weather and Rising Prices Bring New Challenges

The ranching industry has become an even more challenging business lately due to unpredictable weather, rising costs and cattle cycles that no longer seem to follow a typical 10- to12-year trend.
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  • 2015
  • October

Buying known bull genetics adds value

One of the most important management decisions for a cattle operation is what bull to buy.
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  • 2015
  • January

Carry capacity influences leased land value

Profits from grain and livestock enterprises generally impact the rental rates on lands that are used to grow these commodities.
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  • 2014
  • November

Lime cost affects the economics of nitrogen use

Farmers have used significant quantities of nitrogen on their cool-season forages. This practice has been shown to acidify the soils over time. We conducted an economic study to determine the effect of considering the cost of lime on the current recommendations about the optimal level of nitrogen.

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  • 2014
  • December

Alliance provides seed quality control

In 2012, the Alliance for Grassland Renewal was formed, in part to make sure that producers are getting what they pay for when purchasing nontoxic-endophyte-infected tall fescue varieties.
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  • 2011
  • April

Performance of Bull Versus Steer Feeder Calves

When selling feeder calves, it is understood that bull calves will often receive a discount over steer calves. Buyers justify this discount by claiming that post-arrival castration of bull calves will result in decreased average daily gains due to increased stress, disease susceptibility and days on feed.
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  • 2013
  • November

Hay Feeder Design Can Reduce Hay Waste and Cost

The cost of hay doubled between the spring and late summer. With these increased prices, have you considered the cost of the hay wasted due to the type of hay feeder you use?
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  • 2018
  • June 2018

Economics of No-Tilling Cereal Rye Pastures

The Noble Research Institute shares results from its on-farm study comparing the production and economics of clean-till and no-till methods for establishing cereal rye pasture for grazing.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

Evaluating the Most Economic Way to Improve Range

On many agricultural operations, there are always projects to work on. Often, range management or improvement projects fall in the nonessential category until they reach a critical point. However, it is best to consider whether there is a financial incentive (or penalty) for waiting until there is a critical mass to address this type of project.

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