Marketing and Livestock Budgets

Marketing and Livestock Budgets

Points of Leverage for Cattle Operations

photo of cow eating protein supplement off the ground
(January 2017) High points of leverage in a cattle production system are places where strategic inputs of time and resources potentially have impacts that are beneficial and significantly greater than the cost. The challenge in managing systems is that the areas of highest leverage may not be the most obvious. Learn more.

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Livestock Production
Decision Aids

Beef Economic Resources and Publications
Agricultural Economics Department, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Beef Cow Share Lease Agreements (EC841 - PDF 352KB)
Guidelines to consider when establishing a cattle share lease arrangement

Estimated Annual Cow Cost Budget for Central Nebraska 2015 (PDF 48KB)

Ag Manager's Toolbox
West Central Research and Extension Center
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The Livestock Indemnity Program and the Importance of Recordkeeping
Agricultural Economics Department
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service reports
Links to Livestock, Poultry & Grain Reports; Feedstuffs Reports; and more


International Marketing

AMS Audit and Accreditation Programs (USDA Agricultural Marketing Service)

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  Dr. Rick Rasby
  Dr. Galen Erickson