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Retained Ownership Strategies for Cattlemen
Retained ownership, or market integration, involves carrying over a production activity into the next phase of preparation for the marketplace. This publication discusses the advantages associated with this production and ...
Hedging Cattle with an LRP Policy
Livestock Risk Protection policies offer price risk insurance to cattle producers. Hedging with an LRP policy is one way to secure an acceptable price now for a commodity that will be produced or marketed some time in the future.
Cow-Calf Enterprise Standardized Performance Analysis
SPA is a tool for determining the production and financial performance of an individual cow-calf enterprise. It allows producers to compare production systems, identify areas that need to be changed and measure progress ...
Beef Cattle Marketing Alliances
This leaflet focuses on the three kinds of beef carcass alliances: breed association-sponsored; commercial; and natural/implant-free. Each is intended to help producers make their operations more profitable. In the long ...
Grid Pricing of Fed Cattle
There are several value-based fed cattle pricing systems, including formula pricing, price grids and alliances. This publication describes the different cattle pricing methods and helps you decide which is best for you.
Using a Slide in Beef Cattle Marketing
Selling cattle in advance of delivery requires the seller to estimate the future weight of the cattle. The sale price usually must be adjusted because delivery weights differ from estimated weights. This publication explains ...