Master Cattleman Program is a set of classes designed to enable
producers to analyze new
opportunities to determine if they will meet their financial expectations,
goals, and risk
tolerance. Additionally producers will learn of strategies for cull cow
retained ownership, niche marketing, scientific tools for bull
alternative ranching systems and estate planning.
is an innovative risk research and education effort to help
the farmer or rancher understand and explore risk management
decisions and evaluate the effects of those decisions.
(Western Integrated Resource Education) teaches a concept of management
provides practical tools for integrating management of the physical,
biological, financial and
human resources of agricultural operations. WIRE emphasizes the process
setting goals, priorities, making decisions, planning, budgeting,
keeping records and performing
evaluations with personal goals and optimization in mind, rather than
particular production technologies.
The process begins by setting goals, which provides the manager with a
clear focus on what he/she
wants to accomplish through the operation and a view of how it can be
High Plains Ranch Practicum is an eight-day, five-session, hands-on
program designed to give participants the skills and application of
needed in today’s complex ranching industry.