Recent Blog Posts

  • Year 'Round Supplementation Improves Pasture Utilization

    January 15, 2017
    It’s been a challenge raising registered Angus cattle through the last 13 years of drought on the Bradley 3 Ranch in the Texas Panhandle.
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  • Nutrition Your Cattle Needs

    January 1, 2017
    Good nutrition is essential for the health of your herd, but there are many different factors that affect what nutrition your cattle need. By understanding your cattle's needs, you can adjust their diet to offer them the best possible feed in different situations.
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  • Backgrounding: Is there potential for profits this year?

    December 15, 2016
    To see this original blog post, please click here. The beef industry is segmented with most cow-calf producers marketing their calves at weaning or started feeders to either stocker grazers or finishing feedlots.
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  • It’s all in the plan; tips to avoid single trait selection

    December 1, 2016
    To see this origina blog post, please click here. The ability to focus intently is often a worthwhile and productive tool for one seeking improvement.
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  • How Good Is Your Hay?

    November 15, 2016
    To read the original article, please click here. Everyone should have inventoried, sampled and tested each lot of hay by now. Regardless if you market your hay or use it yourself, a forage inventory complete with quality tests is essential to making informed decisions.
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  • Breaking The Cornstalk Grazing Myths

    November 1, 2016
    To view original blog, please click here. About 20 years of University of Nebraska research shows that cornstalk grazing can actually increase soybean yields the following year, and has little or no impact on corn crops.
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  • 9 things to include in your ag lease (that you better have in writing)

    October 15, 2016
    To see this orginal blog post, please check here. It’s a time-honored tradition in the cattle business that a man is as good as his word and a handshake seals the deal. And in some instances, that’s still a common practice from cattle deals to grazing and hunting leases.
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  • 5 Management Steps to Boost Calf Performance & Profit

    October 1, 2016
    To see the original blog post, please see here. Producing and selling a healthy, heavy, high-quality calf should be the goal of all beef producers.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    September 15, 2016
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • Caring for Newborn Calves

    September 1, 2016
    Cattle may seem hardy, but newborn calves can be weak and delicate, and proper care in the first few hours of their lives will greatly improve survival rates and the overall health of newborns.
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