Meanwhile…Back on the ranch

By Rayford Pullen

“Happy New Year.”  It’ll take us a few weeks, but we will eventually remember to write 2016 on our checks.

Once we figured it out, they changed the rules and thus seems to be a never ending part of the business of raising cattle.  So what is happening?  Other than the obvious of seriously lower cattle prices, we have also seen the dollar strengthen against other currencies in the world and now our product is not the bargain it once was.  Either way, this is the hand we have been dealt and how we play it will determine whether we make a profit or not. To read more pick up the January 2016 issue of NTFR.