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In this issue of the newsletter you will find information on these timely topics and more.
• Benchmarking Your Herd to Improve Profitability
• Need Spring Pasture? Try Oats
• Whole Farm Revenue Protection
• Using the DuPont System to Increase Farm/Ranch Profitability
For more information on these and other topics or to view archived newsletters, visit UNL BeefWatch.
(March 2017) Unit cost of production (UCOP) is a value based on the relationship between costs and units of product produced. Learn more.
(March 2017) Winter annuals planted the previous fall, like wheat, rye, or triticale, can provide some of the earliest spring grazing. Learn more.
(March 2017) Some years weather conditions cause sugar beets intended to be processed for human consumption to start to deteriorate. When this happens, the beets are no longer acceptable for human consumption and may become available for beef cattle diets at a fraction of the cost of other energy feed sources. Learn more.
(February 2017) Pasture and hayland grass growth is stimulated by fertilizer just as it is with other crops. Learn more.
(February 2017) Depreciation expense represents the value difference between the current value of the asset and its value at the beginning of the time period being considered. Learn more.
(February 2017) When evaluating a cow-calf enterprise, one of the foundational productivity measures to understand and calculate is the realized reproductive rate. Learn more.
Utilizing Deteriorating Sugar Beets
Dr. Karla Jenkins
Panhandle Research and Extension Center
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
We have the opportunity to rent some cornstalks that has a fair amount ear drop. How do I estimate how much corn is on the ground? We are trying to determine how to graze it with cows. (October 25, 2016)
Additional University of Nebraska Beef Cattle Resources
Additional Beef Cattle Resources