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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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Is Ranching An Art Or A Science? Or Both?

By Burke Teichert in Strategic Planning For The Ranch Observation is important It’s an art to know ‘what, how, when and how much’ when managing a biological system for long-term productivity and sustainability. When I am engaged in managerial thought and decision-making, I often … 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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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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Managing the Ranch as a Business: Strategic Planning

By Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume Making Decisions Effectively  There is a difference between efficiency and effectiveness. As my old mentor, Stan Parsons used to say: Efficient managers “do things right.” Effective managers “do the right thing.”   Range managers talk a … Continue reading

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