Current Progressive Cattle digital edition
advertisement
breadcrumbs

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.

LATEST

“There’s one commonality with every cattleman I’ve talked to – they are all seeking higher productivity because they know it’s essential for profitability,” says rancher Deb Brown, who is president of the Irish Black Cattle Association.

Deb Brown and Larry Licking founded Long Pines Land and Livestock in the far northwest corner of South Dakota, along the Montana border and only a few miles from North Dakota. Deb’s son, Sterling, is an active part of Long Pines, taking on more of the day-to-day management.

Read more ...

Seedstock buy-back programs are popular for customers and breeders alike. Commercial producers receive higher prices for high-quality cattle, with a ready market for superior calves.

Read more ...

Production livestock sales in the West have been happening since last fall: purebred bulls and heifers, commercial heifers, open or bred heifers and young cows of all breeds.

Read more ...

When you hear the words “We’re from the government, and we’re here to help,” it may not seem very comforting.

Read more ...

For those in the beef industry, the question is not “if” you’ll be impacted by a weather-related event but “when.”

Read more ...

This article is part one in a three-part series. Be sure to read Part two Unit cost of production expressions” and part three "Evaluation stocker cattle cost of production and profitabilty".

Average calf weaning weight and market price are popular topics for discussions among cattle producers.

Read more ...