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Creating Your Grazing Chart – Mapping Your Pastures

By Troy Bishopp via On Pasture Financial advisor and television host, Suze Orman said it’s impossible to map out a route to your destination if you don’t know where you’re starting from.  Kinda makes sense for implementing a grazing management plan … Continue reading

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Are You A Cowboy, A Stockman Or A Grass Farmer?

by Burke Teichert in Strategic Planning For The Ranch I simply aspire to be a good, complete rancher. And if I don’t have some of the necessary skills, I will work to find someone for my team who can compensate for that. I’ve … Continue reading

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Tips For Overcoming Paradigm Lockdown

Usually after giving a talk, a number of people will come to visit with me. I’m still somewhat surprised when some assure me there’s no way my suggestions will work in their environment. “That won’t work on my place.” I … Continue reading

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State managed lands are more profitable than those managed by the feds.

Well who would have ever thought it. (That was sarcasm in case you didn’t detect it.) — jtl One of the most widely voiced fears of those who don’t understand the Transfer of Public Lands Act is that the states may not … Continue reading

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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering: Don Edwards and “Little Joe The Wrangler”

If this doesn’t rouse you, you are not a cowboy! — jtl Posted on October 23rd, 2013 in Media, poetry Don Edwards at the 24th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering; this song was a part of Don’s “The Ghost of Jack Thorp” performance … Continue reading

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No Money For SD Ranchers?

This illustrates one (of many) reason why America will never be free again. Everybody wants everyone else’s ox gored but wants his left alone. That is why we call “elections” advanced auctions of the stolen merchandise. — jtl by Amanda Radke in BEEF … Continue reading

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Cattle Futures: Buoyant Markets Bring Highest Levels Since February

I enjoy high cattle prices about as much as I do a good rain. But, it sure makes me nervous when prices approach all time historical levels in an over-all environment of economic uncertainty. It might be time to seriously … Continue reading

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So you think you want to be a cowboy?

So you wanna be a cowboy… Thanks to Kit Pharo of Pharo Cattle Company. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10153317578860123&set=vb.615586391820060&type=2&theater —————————————————————— 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 … Continue reading

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Waiting To Dance

by Dave Pratt via Ranching for Profit Blog At the Ranching For Profit School we teach a four step strategic planning process to help business owners create a shared vision for their ranch and a plan to achieve it. It … Continue reading

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