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The rise in cattle prices offers a chance to invest in herd health, as well as strengthening your balance sheet.

Cow-calf sector needs a different approach when it comes to investing

Pay attention to working capital, and invest in productive assets, herd health and yourself, says expert

Now that the cow-calf business is providing positive margins, an Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development specialist has some suggestions where cow-calf operators can invest to help improve their bottom line. In the Managing Prosperity in the Beef Industry presentation now available from Cow-Calfenomics risk management series, farm financial specialist Rick Dehod suggests that improving working[...]
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Improving the profitability of a beef herd goes beyond buying more cows.

Upswing in cattle business offers chance to reinvest in the ranch

Business specialist says now is a good time to make investments in productive assets, herd health, and yourself

Now that the cattle business seems to be on the upswing, cow-calf producers should consider investments to boost their bottom line, says an Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development farm financial specialist. “Improving working capital, and investing in productive assets, herd health, and yourself can all bring excellent returns,” said Rick Dehod. “Herd health is an[...]
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