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Beef Talk: Do the cows fit the operation?

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Generally, facts do not change and the application of facts to life determines success. In other words, life is more than luck.
One needs to plan, implement, evaluate and replan to stay in touch. That was the essence of the integrated resource manag…continue reading on

Beef Talk: What’s changing in the beef industry?

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kris Ringwall

What is changing in the beef industry? Reviewing the data from the Cow Herd Appraisal of Performance Software program, beef herds seem to be fairly constant. The reproductive performance based on cows exposed is remarkably sound, …continue reading on

Ringwall: New ventures come with unprotected risk

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Perhaps one is somewhat handicapped in the beef business without a marketing background. Marketing information is continuous and certainly needed. There are Continue Reading

Why my grandfather’s a steer?

November 12, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

November seems to come quickly, and soon to follow will be Christmas. The common saying, “how time flies” is certainly true. Likewise, college campuses are in their prime with classes churning vigorously and trying to instill knowledge. Continue Reading

Beef Talk: NDBCIA prize beef

September 10, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Each year, the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association summarizes the average performance of beef cattle herds that are utilizing the CHAPS programs. The NDBCIA has been keeping records since 1963 and presents these annual evaluations as five-year rolling benchmark values for average herd performance for several traits. Continue Reading

Beef Talk: More money in beef business

July 30, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

The cattle business is very dynamic, so it is very easy to get lost in the shuffle. The current news or the latest color print catches our eyes and we start talking. Continue Reading