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Departmental Divides

Published Oct 16, 2014

One feature that helps Nolan Stone, general manager at JBS Five Rivers Kuner Feedlot, identify and promote talented people is the company’s four operational departments: Mill, Cattle, Feed and Yard. Each department has a manager and often an assistant manager, as well as a management trainee.

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From the Ground Up

Published Oct 06, 2014

In 2001, several members of the Beef Marketing Group (BMG), a vertically aligned marketing arrangement between 19 feedyards in Kansas and Nebraska, were among those discussing the creation of the ethanol plant in Rice County, Kansas.

 

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Four Steps to Enhance Calving Season Success

Published Sep 09, 2014

As producers prepare for calving season, it’s important to review a list of key management principles. While even the best planned strategies can hit road bumps, thinking ahead and being prepared will help guarantee a successful calving season.

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Feedyard Management at Your Finger Tips

Published Aug 11, 2014

Feedyard Manager Central - a data management app - helps customers of Professional Cattle Consultants (PCC) analyze and organize data in a single dashboard.

 

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Successful Feedyard Processing Protocols Start with Planning

Published Jul 20, 2014

We’ve all heard the famous quote, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” and this advice holds true when it comes to implementing successful protocols in your feedyard.

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