Where realistic meets high quality

Where realistic meets high quality

Where realistic meets high qualityKansas family roots feed CAB Feedlot Partner of the Year  by Steve Suther Ford County Feed Yard is a big one. In fact, Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) has never licensed a larger feedyard, but the 50,000-head-capacity business runs...
Exactly what feedyards want

Exactly what feedyards want

Exactly what feedyards want Grid, pen closeouts show contrasting values By Steve Suther Some cattle grow like weeds; some hit the high-grade targets. Some do both, some neither. That’s the way it goes in the world of commodity cattle. But cattle can be so much more,...
Stocker strategies affect value

Stocker strategies affect value

Stocker strategies affect value   There was a time when corn was $3 per bushel and finished cattle were clocking in at younger and younger ages, that the stocker phase may have seemed less important. Nobody would say that, after a decade of increasing feed prices...
Control stocker risk with management

Control stocker risk with management

Control stocker risk with management  by Miranda Reiman Backgrounding may seem simple: Buy calves right, feed them well, keep them healthy and sell them for more.But all the details behind that list prove how difficult the job can be, as noted during the recent...