Many beef producers with spring-born calves have either finished weaning, or will do so soon. How did your year go? By conducting a comparative analysis of your beef cow profit center’s production factors against a set of benchmark herds, you’ll...
There's positive news on the horizon. The current projection is that fall 2017 weaning prices will be higher than fall 2016 weaning prices
Benchmarking can be a very powerful herd management tool. Here's a look at 2016 numbers you can compare your herd to.
Benchmarking can help you focus your limited management time on the critical areas of your beef cow business.
During a complete price cycle, the least profitable heifer replacement strategy may well be keeping a fixed number of replacement heifers each year — a very common practice.
The year-to-year variation in annual cost of replacement heifers is brought about by the cattle cycle and its resulting price cycle.
It's time to focus on cash flow in order to get your business through the current low price phase of the beef price cycle and through the current low corn prices.
As you plan your 2017 beef cow business year, you need to be aware of the cattle industry trends that will be driving cattle prices from 2017 through 2019.