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Managing for Margins Makes the Difference Every Time

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Money Matters  /  1 Comment

With six decades of farming experience, Don Ashford has a lot of data to draw on. Here’s a lesson he’s learned that can help all of us look at our farming operations and decide what we can control and how we want to farm or ranch.

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Black is Only a Color

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  3 Comments

In a market that seems to tell us that we can only make money selling black cattle, Don Ashford has a different story to tell.

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Why Red Devon?

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  3 Comments

We all have reasons for the choosing the breed of livestock we raise. Don explains why Red Devons work for him.

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Breeds for Changing Climates

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  3 Comments

Don Ashford thinks about how we should manage our herds in a changing climate. Is it time to switch breeds?

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Frugality is Not a Dirty Word

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  Money Matters  /  2 Comments

Now I know that I am fixing to age myself, but I want us all to think about being more frugal in our cattle operations. The reason that I say I am going to age myself is simply because folks of my generation knew what it was to do without.  This is not to say […]

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