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MANAGEMENT

Read how to improve your supervision of employees, financial matters, identification and record keeping. Learn more about land use issues that affect your operation.

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It’s May; we shouldn’t have to worry about heat – yet.

Even with today’s technology, it seems the first heat event always sneaks up on us, and it can be costly.

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As a young child, I remember my dad saying, “Children should be seen and not heard.” It was his way of telling me and my siblings or friends to tone it down, as we were most likely getting on his nerves with loud, high-pitched sounds of laughter and playing.

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After the second-most-profitable year ever in 2017, cattle producers are wondering how long the good times will last. But with a growing global middle class that has a taste for red meat, it appears the long-term outlook is positive. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), by 2030 nearly 5 billion people will be in that category, up from 2 billion in 2014.

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For most producers in the West, elk are an expected and accepted nuisance in the winter, but for a neighborhood of ranchers in Montana, elk are a persistent problem all year long.

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It’s one thing to start, another to survive. What makes the difference?

That may seem like a trick question with subjective answers, but ranchers will cite common denominators, tricks of the trade that apply.

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I discussed risk in an article a couple of months ago and explained that risk exposure is often a daily occurrence for most cattle producers and often comes in two forms: price risk and production risk.

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