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Sorry Jack

by Dave Pratt via Ranching for Profit Blog Several years ago my son, Jack, spent a couple of summers working for one of our alumni in Wyoming. It just about killed me when he said, “Dad, I love putting up … Continue reading

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Boots On The Ground

Many years ago Alan Savoy (could have been Stan Parsons, can’t remember which) told me (not these exact words but paraphrasing): You have been improperly taught to look “at” the range. But, you need to get your lazy ass out … Continue reading

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The Case Against Genetics

by Dave Pratt at Ranching for Profit Blog Moments ago I read the following in a popular industry magazine: “…given the multiple challenges you face that are beyond your control—drought, rising feed and fuel costs, escalating land values—genetic selection may … Continue reading

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