Tag Archives: Ranch

Do you have security to protect against cattle rustlers?

Cattle rustling is on the rise, thanks to high cattle prices and the spread of heroin and meth to rural areas. Is your ranch protected against theft? If I give you some white powder and you give me money, we … Continue reading

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Working livestock with nature will build bigger profits

I really focus on profits and I make no apologies for it. That is ultimately the purpose of all business and I think we tend to forget that in the tradition-bound beef industry. Me too. I wish I had a … Continue reading

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8 tips for being a better ranch manager in 2015

New Year’s resolution time. Maybe some of this will help. — jtl, 419 by Burke Teichert in Strategic Planning For The Ranch Since August 2011, I’ve written 41 articles for BEEF magazine. In spite of each article being different, there … Continue reading

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The danger in strong cattle prices

One of the tools we use to help us be profitable in HM is to pay ourselves first. Basically this means that we set the profit we desire at the beginning of the year. We then use our creativity and … Continue reading

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Imagine the Bundy Ranch Showdown With Well Regulated Militias

The bottom line is that if the government didn’t have a “standing army” in the form of the BLM and the system’s enforcers were the very people that tyranny would be inflicted on they couldn’t even have tried to do … Continue reading

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Cow-Calf Weekly

Via COW-CALF WEEKLY FOLLOW LAND AND LIVESTOCK INTERNATIONAL ON FACE BOOK! 7 Ranching Operations Competing For Top Stewardship Title Stewardship; By Jamie Purfeerst, BEEF Senior Associate Editor Seven unique cattle operations, all regional honorees recognized for their outstanding efforts in … Continue reading

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Are You Operating Your Ranch For Profit Or Convenience?

by Burke Teichert in Strategic Planning For The Ranch If ranching isn’t fun and profitable, it isn’t sustainable. Thus, there’s very little incentive for the next generation to carry on. In recent articles, I’ve asked how we define ourselves – … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Want A Cowboy For A Son-In-Law

I have some reservations about this. I have seen many who go through the motions of being a “cowboy” (and are pretty good at it) but do not subscribe to the whole philosophy of the “cowboy way.” “Cowboy” is a … Continue reading

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Profitable Ranching Necessitates Both Mental And Physical Work

If you attempt to do planned grazing, creating a strategic plan is the most important step. With a strategic plan, you can even get by with approaching the remainder of the program half-heartedly and still achieve some degree of success. Without … Continue reading

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Y’all have a good and safe holiday

—————————————————————— Books by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume A Handbook for Ranch Managers A Comprehensive Reference Manual for Managing the Working Ranch. Click here to buy the paperback version from Land & Livestock International’s Rancher Supply aStore. Digital media products such as Kindle … Continue reading

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