Marketing & Economics Resources
Marketing Day presentations and additional resources are available for download prior to arrival at NM Youth Ranch Management Camp. Because of limited network availability, download of materials is encouraged before arrival.
Although materials will be available on team issued iPads, if bringing a personal laptop or mobile device, access to the materials on your device is beneficial.
Adding Value to Your Calf Crop
Developing Direct Sales of Beef to Consumers
Images & Handouts
The following materials will be used during Grid Marketing with Blair Clavel. You are encouraged to view the Grid (PDF) and images prior to the session.
Cattle per Acre CalculationsNumbers Worksheet (Dennis Braden)
United States Drought MonitorThe Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions; local conditions may vary.
Camp participants will be divided into teams and provided a laptop, notebook of resources and iPad with the apps listed below. This link to the app on iTunes is provided should you want to download and purchase the apps for your iOS device; it is NOT required as all iPads will have the apps listed.
Beef Market Central (free)Real-time feeder cattle price discovery and cattle market reports including beef supply and demand, daily slaughter, daily drop, weekly production and slaughter, live weights, dressed weights, commitments of traders, imports/exports, sale reporting, retail, feed and fuel prices, customized feeder cattle reports, compare auction prices instantly by state, location or region.
Beef Producer (free)Whether you are a beef producer or anyone in the beef industry, the Beef Producer app gives you vital industry news and information to keep you current in this key business sector.
Farm Progress (free)Keep up on local ag news, grain and livestock markets, enhanced weather and blogs with the new Farm Progress app. The app automatically directs you to the right local Farm Progress website, or you can choose your favorite.
Oklahoma Farm Report (free)The Oklahoma Farm Report, powered by the Radio Oklahoma Network, is designed to provide the latest farm and ranch news, markets, beef industry updates and weather.