Drought Management Analysis Tools
There is no single goal that will satisfy every beef producer, however, the following goal should be applicable to the cow-calf segment of the beef industy: Manage available resources for maximum continuing net profit (of minimize net losses) while improving and conserving resources. Below are some tools that will help you manage your budget of your cow-calf enterprise.
Know your Cost of Production: A Review for the Cow-Calf Operation
Paul H. Gutierrez, New Mexico State University, Casey Danley, New Mexico State University, Jerry Hawkes, New Mexico State University - November, 2011
Enterprise Budget Spreadsheet
This is the spreadsheet that goes with the article above. It was built to help you determine your cost of production.
Evaluating Early Weaning
Paul H Gutierrez, Extension Economist NMSU-July 2011
Evaluating Early Weaning Template
Allows you to enter your own calculations in order to help you in managing your early weaning program.
PowerPoint: Range Management and Drought
Christopher D Allison, Range Management Specialist NMSU, Cooperative Ext. Service