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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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Whether you subscribe to culling females using the Four O’s Cow Culling Program (culling open, old, ornery and oddball cows) or not, culled females have a profit potential you’ll want to maximize, just like when you sell your calf crop. Published resources indicate up to 20 percent of an operation’s income is generated from the sale of culled animals. All of us are striving to keep culling to a minimum; however, creating management plans that will both increase income and net positive returns on investments from culls should be implemented. All too often, cattlemen have not taken advantage of management programs that can turn a profit. Let’s consider some factors producers should consider when managing for extra profit.

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Let’s face it. We love our kids. It doesn’t matter how much they mess up, how many times they’ve disappointed us or the poor decisions they make, we still love them.

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Changes are taking place in the way we look at and practice leadership.

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Knowing which cattle to bring into the largest feeding company in the beef industry isn’t based on algorithms and vast caches of data, according to Tony Bryant, manager of research at Five Rivers Feeding.

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With the growing season coming to an end, many producers have already begun thinking about their winter feeding options. Whether or not to keep heifers through the winter to breed in the spring is a major economic decision.

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Manure produced from any livestock operation has tremendous fertilizer value. Manure from a beef finishing operation contains all the essential nutrients commonly found in fertilizer: nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), or NPK.

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