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: Nov 18 2020Black Ink & Feeder Calf Marketing & Retained Ownership
“Nobody likes to hear this in the middle of a trial, but it seems often true in life and business: the thing that feels so hard now, won’t always feel hard.” Miranda’s Black Ink® column for November touches on the idea of growth, and how it often feels better in hindsight.
Date: Aug 04 2020Big Thinkers & Retained Ownership & Sire Selection
The Steib family has expanded their farm and feedlot operation into a dynamic ranch. Today, they raise the calves they eventually feed out, having a hand in quality decisions every step of the way.
Date: Jul 21 2020Big Thinkers & EPDs & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
The Miller family has invested time, technology and the study of expected progeny differences into their cattle. The result? Quality Angus genetics that consistently come on top and premiums that end up in the hands of the farmers.
Date: Jul 14 2020Big Thinkers & Breeding & Maternal Function & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
A successful business doesn’t happen overnight. It takes patience, strategic management and a desire to make the best better. After years of dedication, the Georg brothers have increased the carcass quality and maternal function of their Angus herd.
Date: Jul 09 2020Big Thinkers & Breeding & Maternal Function & Retained Ownership & Sire Selection
They’ve been retaining ownership of their calves for more than a decade, finding success in the practice – but that’s not where they stopped. Cattlemen Blake Robertson and Virgil Ast are continuously selecting Angus bulls and cows with quality genetics to improve their end product.
Date: Jul 06 2020Big Thinkers & Breeding & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
Missouri commercial rancher Jeremy Zoglmann turns risk into reward, earning 80% CAB out of 150 calves sold each year. His success is a result from his dedication to quality Angus genetics and goal to increase premiums on his calves.
Date: Mar 09 2020Breeding & Breeding Technologies & News Release & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
Lack of facilities, labor, confidence and convenience—these are reasons that less than 10% of all beef cattle producers use artificial insemination. This article covers a presentation by John Hall, Idaho Extension beef cattle specialist, who weighs the challenges with the advantages.
Date: Feb 19 2020Feeder Calf Marketing & Grid Marketing & News Release & Premium Potential & Retained Ownership
Paul Dykstra covered the value in feeder calf marketing at the Cattle Industry Convention touching on seasonality, quality, health, and relationships and how it all circles back to profit building.