Date: Oct 07 2022Big Thinkers & Breeding & Cow Herd
Cow work, genetic improvements and breeding plans are on the table for hours because building the perfect cow takes constant adjustments to the plans they lay out. The Larsons are working on a masterpiece that moves their families and customers closer to “best” every day. Their determined journey toward elusive perfection helped Larson Angus Ranch earn the CAB 2022 Seedstock Commitment to Excellence award.
Date: Oct 28 2021Big Thinkers & Canada & Cow Herd & Forage Management & News Release
From the bulls they buy, the cows they cull and the grass their cattle graze, each decision is evaluated based on how it affects the ranch’s economics, the land and family. This management style earned the Niznik family the Certified Angus Beef 2021 Canadian Commitment to Excellence award.
Date: Oct 01 2021Big Thinkers & Breeding & Cow Herd & Post Weaning & Retained Ownership & Sustainability
Ross Humphreys’ adept gait tells of many days in and out of the saddle checking his herd, fence lines, water tanks, and grass availability. Yet at 72, he can still drop down and roll under the barbed wire fence quicker than most men half his age. But Humphreys is not your typical cowboy. He’s a chemist, book publisher, family guy, conservationist, and rancher.
Date: Sep 22 2021Cow Herd & News Release & Post Weaning & Retained Ownership
Grit in every venture makes Ross Humphreys a successful businessman, and his unrattled spirit makes the best of challenges. However, it’s his relentless drive for raising high-quality beef that earned him the Certified Angus Beef 2021 Commercial Commitment to Excellence Award.
Date: Sep 22 2021Cow Herd & Forage Management & News Release & Targeting the Brand
Establishing a world-class seedstock operation in the Southeast didn’t happen overnight, and the family humbly insists they’re no different than many others. Indeed, their vision, use of technologies, and dedication to deliberate improvement make them unique.
Date: Apr 05 2011Cow Herd & Feeder Calf Marketing & Research
It won”t be long until spring has flown past, summer is creeping by and we need to start making tough cattle marketing decisions. Maybe you calve in the fall and these decisions are really quickly approaching: Sell now or keep them on grass? Retain ownership, partner or send them to the auction barn? How much will the cost of feedstuffs impact those decisions?