In the shoes of the customers, buyers

In the shoes of the customers, buyers

In the shoes of customers, buyersSeedstock panel addresses ways to capture value of good genetics  by Miranda Reiman Angus bull buyers paid record-high prices in 2015. The calves from those sires are going to market now, and breeders should be helping their customers...

Every number has a story: 35th

I fondly remember the first beef production classes I took in college and the fundamental ideas that were impressed upon me as an ambitious but incredibly naïve student. One that I recall most vividly is the concept of matching the cow to the environment and the bull...
Genetic bootstraps

Genetic bootstraps

Genetic bootstrapsBeef producers and the power of selection to shape industry’s future  by Miranda Reiman You decide. Each time you buy a bull, keep a heifer or cull a cow, you choose a future for your herd and, collectively, for a beef industry that is either...

To have it all, pay attention to all

Last week’s fact was, “If you’re focused, you can put together a well-rounded genetic program that includes all of those things in the same package.” All of “those things” were marbling, maternal function and performance. But re-reading that post I realized I may have...