Business mindset boosts profits fourfold for Wyoming rancher

June 2013
Wallaces Farmer;Jun2013, Vol. 138 Issue 6, pBP4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on how Southeast Wyoming beef producer Jim Rogers improves profit when he started to see his ranch as a business instead of a lifestyle. It cites the changes took by Rogers to improve grazing management such as developing a grazing plan to improve forage quantity and quality. Also, it discusses how improved forage resources and a good rotational grazing system allows Rogers to graze 1,700-2,000 heifers and steers on his ranch. INSETS: Here's how he figures grass production and usage;Cowman's golden rule works for ranch.


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