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The tax implications of cattle sales caused by a drought are fairly straight-forward. There are two different tax treatments that apply.
Certainly it is important to have adequate water to translocate nutrients and cool the plant. However, without adequate sunlight intensity, the pecan tree cannot capture the energy necessary to fill its pecans.
The basic management principles that enable us to survive bad times are the same as those that enable us to thrive in the good times.
Mistakes are commonly made when producers face a drought, we've outlined some helpful hints.
Farmers and ranchers in the Southern Great Plains are in a drought with conditions worsening since November.
This article provides management guidelines to benefit from ryegrass while encouraging bermudagrass recovery. While the focus is on ryegrass in bermudagrass, the same principles apply to other cool-season annuals in other warm-season perennial grasses.
Since recent droughts have caused a lack of available forage in many areas, the incentive to retain heifers and purchase cows has been very low. Cattle inventory has declined to levels not seen since the 1930s and 1940s, and the value of heifer calves has risen to all-time record highs.
There is a common denominator for producers who cope with drought better than others - they all have active drought management plans.
Update February 2018 During drought conditions, there are many challenges for cattle producers. Grain and feed prices may skyrocket, hay could be in short supply, pasture conditions could very well...
Are you flexible enough to manage for that unspeakable term ... drought?