The 2023 crop and livestock budgets for District 3 are posted, and the budgets are available for all districts on the AgriLife Extension Agricultural Economics website. Today, we look at the expected costs and returns from the Cow-Calf budgets in the Rolling Plains.
Building a Profitable Ranch Business – Beef Cattle Standard Performance Analysis
One of the most essential responsibilities in our businesses is to ensure the economic sustainability of our companies for the future of our business or future generations. Most ranchers have suffered multiple years of low margins due to market prices below the average total economic cost of production. Even today, with a much better prices outlook than a year ago, breakeven prices are still high for most cow-calf operations.
The Livestock Forage Disaster program sign-up deadline is coming by the end of January. Last year’s drought triggered significant payments in most counties of Texas. Read the article for more information about your county’s program and eligibility. [Read more…] about High Plains Ag Week – 1/11/2023 – Livestock Forage Disaster Program