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Reducing unit cost of production

Cost of production – war on costs – cut your costs!! Cost is a four-letter word! Numerous beef extension publications, economic summaries, models, spreadsheets, and more, establish the relationship … Source: http://www.beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/reducing-unit-cost-production  

Research explores economics of adding sheep to cattle operation

A seasoned rancher once told me, “Sheep are always looking in two directions — where to escape through the fence and where to die.” The retired livestock producer knew this all too well from experien… Source: http://www.beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/research-explores-economics-adding-sheep-cattle-operation  

How to Start a Cattle Farm on Small Acreage

Learning how to start a cattle farm throws you deep into the homesteading pool. Cattle are large beasts and require strong fencing, water and grazing land. Source: https://countrysidenetwork.com/daily/livestock/cattle/how-to-start-a-cattle-farm-on-small-acreage/

Six Ways Technology can Add Revenue to Your Farm

As you log hours in the combine, grain cart tractor or semi this fall, your thoughts are likely to jump ahead to next year. Is there anything you can do differently than the past year? Source: https://www.agweb.com/article/six-ways-technology-can-add-revenue-to-your-farm-NAA-katie-humphreys/  

Puerto Rico’s Agriculture and Farmers

Hurricane Maria’s barrage took out entire plantations and destroyed crops and livestock across the island. The storm knocked out about 80 percent of its crops. Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/24/us/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-agriculture-.html

Make Your Nitrogen Management Plan Now

  Whether you apply in the fall, spring or a variety of times through split application, you need to be strategic about nitrogen. “This is the right time to sit down with your retailer, look at your cropping systems and see what will be best for you when it comes to spring versus fall-applied nitrogen,” […]

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