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  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 30, March 2016

    • Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst
    • Oklahoma Quality Beef Network’s Fall 2015 Sales: The Tide Has Receded
    • Eastern Oklahoma Beef Cattle Summit
    • The 11 Things You Want to Know about GMOs
    • Don’t Put Away the Tax Documents Just Yet
    • Statewide Women in Agriculture & Small Business Conference, Aug. 4 & 5, 2016
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 29, December 2015

    • A Hidden Tax Issue for 2015
    • What’s Happening With Your Farm/Ranch Finances?
    • Oklahoma ARC-Co Payments for 2014/2015 Crop Year
    • No Bull: Castrating Calves Can Improve Your Bottom Line
    • Bull Investment Cost Calculator
    • Beef Cattle Manual, 7th edition is now available!
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 28, September 2015

    • Plan Now for Changing Cattle Markets
    • Oklahoma’s Agricultural Land Market Holds Firm
    • Is the Loss of Livestock Deductible?
    • Master Cattleman Summit Agenda
    • IFMAPS Update
    • Ranch Financial Position: Does Your Operation Have Sufficient Liquidity?
    • Wheat Stocker Decision Tools - Updated
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 27, June 2015

    • Master Cattlemen Summit: Innovations in Cow/Calf Enterprises,Oct . 30th & 31st
    • New Beef Genetics Education Website Launched
    • Late Summer Management for Growing Cattle
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Low Hanging Fruit: Adding Value With Basic Feeder Calf Management Practices
    • Top 10 Cattle Quick Referencesl
    • 2014 Farm Bill Signup Results
    • Cow Bid Price Estimate Calculator
    • Statewide Women in Agricultural & Small Business Conference, August 6 & 7, 2015
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 26, March 2015

    • Some Observations on Financially Successful Producers
    • Rebuilding Oklahoma’s Beef Cow Herd
    • Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) Payments
    • Farm Bill Decision Tools
    • Oklahoma Pasture Rental Rate Update
    • Decision Time— Navigating the Farm Bill
    • Oklahoma Quality Beef Network’s Fall 2014 Sales: A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats
    • Oklahoma's Agriculture Enhancement and Diversification Program
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 25, December 2014

    • Every Decision Counts
    • Leather Prices Soar
    • Oklahoma Pasture Rental Rates: Headed Up?
    • Pondering Farmer Age Statistics
    • Cow-Calf Producers Plan for 2015
    • Managing Cow-Calf Costs with OSU Enterprise Budgets
    • The OSU-KSU Farm Bill Decision Tool.
    • New and Updated Publications
    • Farm Bill Date Reminder
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 24, September 2014

    • Ranch Financial Management Chores
    • Fall 2014 Wheat Stocker Outlook
    • Amendment to the Livestock Forage Disaster Program
    • Oklahoma’s Agricultural Land Market Remains Strong
    • Farm Management Facebook
    • Cow-Calf Returns Record High, Start Planning Now
    • Rural Economic Outlook Conference
    • Cow-calf Cost of Production
    • Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Conference
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 23, June 2014

    • Tax Treatment of Livestock Forage Disaster Program Payments
    • What Now? Discussing Cash Windfalls
    • Setting Farm and Family Goals
    • Highlights of the 2012 Census of Agriculture – Oklahoma
    • Take Another Look!
    • Are You Leaving Money on the Table?
    • Can Storage of Vaccine Affect Its Efficacy?
    • Mark your calendar!2014 Statewide Conference, August 7-8
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 22, March 2014

    • The Cost of Rebuilding
    • Extension Centennial Road Signs Available
    • Farm Transitions Workshop to be Held in Oklahoma
    • Oklahoma Quality Beef Network: Summary of Fall 2013 Sales
    • Are You Operating Your Ranch for Profit or Convenience?
    • Raising Versus Buying Heifers for Beef Cow Replacement
    • Oklahoma Custom Rates Survey, 2013-2014
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 21, December 2013

    • Payne County Extension to Offer Electric Fencing Seminar
    • Stocker Budgets – A Planning Tool You Can Use
    • Marketing Cull Cows: Does Body Condition Score Matter?
    • High Priced Cow-Herd Replacements
    • Annual Forage Rainfall Index Insurance Deadline
    • Disciplining Employees: The Hot Stove Rule
    • Record Cattle Prices Ahead in 2014
    • Wind Energy Leasing:Five Questions for Every Landowner
    • Clem Ward Endowed Scholarship
    • Updated Publications and Various Information
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 20, September 2013

    • Oklahoma Agricultural Land Values Continue Upwards Trend
    • 2014 Crop/Forage Insurance Deadlines
    • Master Cattleman Summit Fall , October 11-12, 2013
    • Reproductive Tract Scoring
    • The Impacts of Genetics on Fed Cattle Profitability
    • OQBN Preparing for Fall Sales
    • Got Records?
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 19, June 2013

    • Oklahoma Pasture Rental Rate Update
    • Save the Date!Statewide Women in Agriculture & Small Business Conference August 8-9, 2013
    • The Likelihood of Positive Economic Returns from Value-added Calf Management Practices
    • 45th Annual Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Meeting, June 12-15, 2013, Oklahoma City, OK
    • Farm Bill Progress, Finally
    • Looking Toward Fall: Alternative Management of Cull Beef Cows
    • An Overview of Mineral Needs and Supplementation for Grazing Cattle
    • Oklahoma's 2013 Wheat Production Analysis (5/17/13)
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 18, March 2013

    • Time to Refinance?
    • Farm Bill Update
    • Oklahoma Quality Beef Network: Summary of Fall 2012 Sales
    • The Importance of Estimating the Economic Value of a Hay Sample
    • Livestock Leasing May Provide New Opportunities for Resource Sharing and Risk Management
    • Save the Dates! Master Cattleman Summit
  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 17, December 2012

    • Which is a Better Investment: The Stock Market or Farmland?
    • New OSU Extension Team Member: Gant Mourer, Beef Cattle Value Enhancement Specialist
    • IFMAPS: A Free, Confidential Service Available for Oklahoma Producers
    • Importance of Genetic Management in Multi Sire Pastures
    • Farm Bill Update
    • Canola as a Source of Protein for Cattle
    • Enterprise Budget Software Can Make or Save You Money

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 16, September 2012

    • EPD Primer
    • Winter Forage Options
    • Prepare for Long-Term Drought
    • Herd Bull Investment — Annual Bull and Per Cow Cost Calculation
    • Drought Feeding Considerations for Fall and Winter 2012
    • Oklahoma Agricultural Land Values Continue to Experience Gains
    • Hay and Pasture Insurance
    • OQBN Vac-45 Adds Value to Beef Cattle
    • Rural Economic Outlook Conference, Nov. 8 & 9, 2012

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 15, June 2012

    • Financing Herd Rebuilding After the 2011 Drought
    • Gulf Coast Ticks and Spinose Ear Ticks in Cattle
    • When is Fertilizer Too Expensive?
    • Hay Storage Cost Evaluator Decision Aid
    • 2012 Farm Bill Update

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 14, March 2012

    • Income Tax Relief for Drought or Weather Related Sale of Livestock
    • Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) Deadline Fast Approachinge
    • Eastern Oklahoma Beef Cattle Summit: Reinvesting in the Beef Cattle Business
    • What Can you Afford to Pay for Cows When Cash is a Concern?
    • Oklahoma Beef Quality Network: Summary of Fall 2011 Sales
    • Pasture Recovery Following Drought
    • Stocker Producers Report Economic Loss from Bloat
    • Changes in the Final GIPSA Marketing Rules

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 13, December 2011

    • After the Drought: What's Next for Beef Cattle Producers?
    • What Can You Afford to Pay for Cows?
    • Farm Transition Planning
    • Wheat Stocker Decision Tools
    • Oklahoma Farm Service Agency Offers Producers a Free Online News Service
    • The Management Calendar
    • Mineral Supplementation for Cattle Grazing Wheat Pasture

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 12, September 2011

    • Improving the Efficiency of Hay Use
    • Cow Herd Decisions: Keep and Feed v Sell and Buy Back
    • Income Tax Relief for Drought or Weather-Related Sale of Livestock
    • Certification Requirements for the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (OQBN) and 2011 OQBN Sales Dates
    • U.S. Beef Cowherd Continues Decline
    • Drought Assistance Available to Livestock Producers
    • Farm Computer Usage and Ownership

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 11, June 2011

    • Beef Exports Provide Strong Market Support
    • Reminder: Drought/Disaster Assistance Available to Livestock Producers
    • Oklahoma Pasture Land Values, Rents and Price to Value Ratios
    • Beating the Bushes for Feeder Cattle
    • Tax Consequences of Weather Related Sale of Livestock
    • Weaning Fall-born Calves

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 10, March 2011

    • Spring-Calving Herds
    • The Simple Calculus of Extended Grazing
    • USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Proposed Regulations.
    • Oklahoma Quality Beef Network: Summary of Fall 2010 Sales
    • Hay on Shares: What is a fair division of the crop?
    • Does Preconditioning Pay? A benefit-cost decision tool
    • New and Updated Publications for Cattle Producers

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 9, December 2010

    • How to Analyze Investment in Agricultural Technology?
    • New and Updated Publications for Cattle Producers
    • The Science of Making and Feeding Hay
    • What is an operating arrangement a partnership
    • Recent Trends in Oklahoma Pasture Rental Rates

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 8, September 2010

    • Cow-Calf Producers: Are you on Offense or Defense
    • Culling Time: Strategies for Adding Value to Cull Cows
    • Totusek Lectureship Slated at OSU
    • Wheat Stocker Margins Look Good for 2010-11
    • Master Cattleman Producer Profile
    • Trichomoniasis Testing Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
    • New and Updated OSU Publications and Software
    • Tax Tips
    • Statewide Conference for Women in Ag and Small Business, Oct 14-15

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 7, June 2010

    • Percentage of Mature Weight at Puberty in Heifers
    • Rental Rate Data Sources
    • Moderate versus Big Cows: Insights from Analysis with Budgets and CowCulator
    • Oklahoma Cattle Processing Field Days
    • Scheduled 2010 OQBN Vac-45 Sales
    • Retain Ownership Outlook June 16, 2010
    • Statewide Conference for Women in Ag and Small Business, Oct 14-15

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 6, March 2010

    • Oklahoma Custom Rates Survey, 2009-2010
    • Oklahoma Beef Management and Marketing Practices Survey Updates
    • Simple Record-Keeping can Pay Dividends
    • Five Questions You should Ask About Your Wind Energy Lease
    • The Basics of Estate Planning
    • Oklahoma Quality Beef Network: Summary of Fall 2009 Sales
    • Cow Bid Price Estimate Calculator
    • Look for Us on SUNUP

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 5, December 2009

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol. 4, September 2009

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol 3

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol 2

  • Master Cattleman Newsletter, Vol 1




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