The momentum that drove the market $3 higher two weeks ago, didn’t continue into last week’s cash trade.
Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
Even for those who enjoyed timely summer rains, the marginal economics of the cattle business and rising feed costs continue to cause nearly everyone to search for ways to do more with less.
Beef production in 2019 is forecast at a record 27.4 billion pounds, up 1.8 percent year over year.
Rather than keeping problem, inferior or old bulls through the winter, give some thought to marketing the culls.
By removing open or even late cows from the herd, valuable feed resources are saved for next year if drought conditions continue.
No one enjoys paying insurance premiums, but we like even less the prospect of paying mountainous uncovered bills for a hospital visit or vehicle accident.
Market cows often represent 15% to 25% of the herd’s gross income.