In a volatile market, achieving the highest possible return on your operational investments is crucial, and marketing your products requires more than simply getting them sold. Noble Research Institute cattle economic consultants Dan Childs and Jason Bradley share their top four ways producers can be more profitable when marketing calves:

  1. Know your seasonal cattle markets
  2. Know the right weight to purchase calves at
  3. Know the worth of each of your breeds
  4. Know your selling venues

At the end of the day, a cattle operation can be as profitable as the markets make possible, but knowing the details behind each step of the process can set your operation up for success from the beginning. Read more on cattle marketing.

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