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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.
Many reports show a cow-calf operation can gain value by preconditioning its calves before marketing. This article looks at the preconditioning outlook as of October 2018 and other items.
To find the right farm or ranch employee, know what the job will entail and communicate that to prospective employees. Get the word out, and conduct a thorough interview of applicants. Once you’ve hired someone, invest in them.
Most cattle producers in the Southern Great Plains follow a spring calving season rather than a fall calving season. There are economic trade-offs in both scenarios.
One of the greatest challenges facing agriculture is economic uncertainty. Farmers and ranchers can mitigate economic risk by building resiliency in their operations, and Noble research aims to help.
Making decisions concerning the transfer of assets in one’s estate is difficult and can be the most procrastinated activity for all of mankind.
In a three-year study, Noble Research Institute looked at the economics of retaining, feeding and rebreeding open cows.
This year’s preconditioning outlook looks to have tighter margins than what we’ve seen in the past couple years. However, by managing costs and keeping an eye on the markets, there is profit to be made for both backgrounding and running stocker cattle.
As U.S. farmers age, 70% of farmland could change hands by 2031. Effective transition to the next generation requires overcoming several barriers to entry.
Providing a high-energy supplement to cattle transitioning to wheat pasture does not result in sustained, extra weight gain in the long run, according to research.