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  • 1996
  • September

What Are You Planning To Do With Your Spring Calves?

October. It's right around the corner. This is the time of year that most of you will sell your spring calves. Between now and then, most cow/calf producers will pray for rain and complain about the market. As we all know, in an election year either the Republicans or the Democrats are the reason for the drought.

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  • 2010
  • March

It's Time to Change Our Job Titles

I am disturbed by the number of people in this country who seem to take agriculture for granted. Many have had little to no experience with the land and only know what they read and hear from what are often unreliable sources.
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  • 2002
  • June

How will the Next Census of Agriculture Influence Foundation Programs?

In order to adequately serve the needs of land managers in our service area, we must constantly evaluate our services, the needs of land managers, services provided by others and the factors that impact land managers. We are already speculating about what the next agricultural census data will show and how we may need to respond.

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  • 2009
  • January

Solutions to Turbulent Times for Agricultural Producers

The stock market is not the only investment that has fallen in value during 2008 - the agricultural commodities markets have, too. Many agricultural producers across the United States are feeling the pinch from falling commodity prices. Because of the current downturn in these markets, it has become more important than ever for agricultural producers to manage their price risks.
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  • 2017
  • February

How to Prioritize Pasture When Cutting Expenses on the Ranch

When economic times necessitate "tightening of the purse strings," so to speak, too often livestock producers cut back severely on pasture management and associated expenses. This often leads to the...
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  • 2017
  • January

How to Use Exclusion Cages to Better Manage Cattle Stocking Rates

Developing a proper stocking rate is among the most important practices a manager can accomplish. No fertilization plan, brush management plan, rotational grazing plan or herd genetic selection can...
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  • 2016
  • December

Proper bull selection can increase return on investment

The past few years have seen a dramatic downturn in calf prices from historic highs to the lowest prices in four or five years. Unfortunately, some input prices are slow to come down while other...
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  • 2016
  • November

Grazing cover crops requires management and balance

Mixed-species forage crops can have similar benefits as traditional cover crops.

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  • 2016
  • November

Increased crop residue provides production, cost benefits

Benefits to managing for increased residue include reduced soil erosion and equipment costs.

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  • 2016
  • October

Regional ranchers should reconsider default fall-calving

Fall-calving producers fall into two scenarios: deliberate and default.