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Choose a Calving Date That Grows Good Calves With Low Inputs

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Livestock  /  8 Comments

Thanks to Chip for sharing this excerpt from his new book “Cow Country Essays and a Little Slantwise Logic!” Time of calving has to be the first thing considered when moving from a high input operation to a management oriented low input method of raising cattle. So many things are connected to this timing that […]

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Left Handed Logic – Figuring per Calf Costs

By   /  July 27, 2015  /  Money Matters  /  4 Comments

In this excerpt from his book “Time to Change” Colorado Rancher Chip Hines shows how shifting per cow costs to your saleable animals gives you a whole new look at how to cover costs and make profits.

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The Right Cow Makes You Money

By   /  December 29, 2014  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  1 Comment

In this piece, which is also a chapter from his book “How Did We Get It So Wrong?”, Chip Hines talks about how working with nature can be easier and more profitable.  In fact, maybe the hardest thing is the abuse you might get from your buddies at the coffee shop.

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Intelligent Groups Make Innovations Easier

By   /  December 22, 2014  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Intelligent Groups Make Innovations Easier

A friend of Kathy’s once told her “You become like the people you spend the most time with. So think about who you want to be, and choose people that are like that.” It works for all kinds of things, including being innovative and forward thinking, as Chip Hines explains in this article. You can use his tips to set up your own “Innovation Support Group.”

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The Coming Revolution

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  Consider This  /  5 Comments

What will cover crops do for us? Here are some thoughts from Chip Hines

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