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Much has been said and written about ranch sustainability. When you boil it down, however, it’s largely a matter of working with nature.

Bryan Weech | May 25, 2017

By 2050, the planet’s population is estimated to grow from the current 7 billion to more than 9 billio...

Assisting a cow with her calf is much nicer when the weather is pleasant — and matching calving season with the onset of green grass makes you more money, too.

“When you can line up that reproductive cycle with the grass production cycle, that’s huge,” said Jim Bauer, a...

It is generally accepted that adequate supervision at calving has a significant impact on reducing calf mortality.

Adequate supervision has been of increasing importance with the higher price of live calves at sale time. On most ranching operations, supervision of the...

January 20, 2017

For optimum energy utilization, the cows' reproductive cycle should coincide with the grass production cycle

A study from the United Kingdom shows that calving or lambing outside of the seasonal cycle of pasture production can increase costs by up to 75% over spring cal...

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