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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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.

When Does Fertilizing Pasture or Hayland Pay?

(February 2017) Pasture and hayland grass growth is stimulated by fertilizer just as it is with other crops. Learn more.

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