Profit Tips

Profit Tips

Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy GraphicInput costs are a continual challenge to the beef cattle industry. Analyzing inputs against value of production can improve profit potential in the cow/calf, backgrounding, and feedlot enterprises. Following are management strategies to consider that influence input costs.

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Feed Additives

(May 2017) When profit margins are tight, the use of technologies such as feed additives should not be overlooked. Learn more.

Implanting the Suckling Calf

(April 2017) The use of growth implants has been shown to be an effective tool in increasing production from the ranch to the feedlot. Learn more.

Unit Cost of Production for a Cow-Calf Enterprise

(March 2017) Unit cost of production (UCOP) is a value based on the relationship between costs and units of product produced. Learn more.

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