Covers three general types of small-scale cattle enterprises: (1) cow-calf breeding herds, (2) growing and feeding operations, and (3) backgrounding operations. Also covers feeding and keeping cattle healthy, marketing your product, understanding beef grading, and keeping financial records. At the end is a list of more booklets you can read to learn more, and a glossary of terms.
Developed by OSU Small Farms Program faculty and other farm management experts, you will learn the essentials of designing and growing your own thriving farm business. And the entire program is available online, so you can complete it on your time, around your schedule. Turn your dream of owning and operating a small farm or ranch into a successful reality with this popular program!