record keeping

  • February 7, 2024New Online Course: Cow-Calf Record-Keeping for Tracking Genetic Improvements

    This seven-part online course will walk you through the process of...

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  • November 15, 2023Genetic IQ: Defining Traits That Matter in Your Beef Herd and Tracking Data to Make Decisions

    What tools can help producers optimize genetic selection...

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  • August 15, 2023Record Collectors Unite — There’s Power in Numbers 🎙️

    Ranching without records is like travelling without a map. When producer...

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  • May 18, 2023Are Your Farm Records Working for You?

    Enroll in this free, six-part email course to turn information into action. Keep Reading

  • March 30, 2023The GOLD Standard for Record-Keeping

    The four cow-calf records to keep and compare to industry benchmarks that can help you make better on-farm...

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  • March 16, 2023Chute Decisions – Using Low Tech and High Tech Record Systems to Help Make Decisions Chute-Side 

    These producers made the switch from paper records...

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  • March 13, 2023*UPCOMING WEBINAR* Record Keeping for Production Management Part 3: Keeping Production Data to Improve the Supply Chain

    From cattle records that aid in on-farm decisions...

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  • February 14, 2023Welcome to Pasture 101 – A New Collection of Grazing Management Resources

    Informed by producer and expert input, Pasture 101 is an extensive online...

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  • February 6, 2023*UPCOMING WEBINAR* Record-Keeping for Production Management Part 2: Setting Bulls Up for Success  

    This webinar will discuss the value of a bull...

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  • January 26, 2023Seize the Opportunities – Learnings from the Canadian Cow-Calf Cost of Production Network’s Future Farm Scenarios

    Explore results from water system and rotational...

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  • January 12, 2023*Upcoming Webinar* Record-Keeping for Production Management Part 1: Defining Your Goals

    The records you keep are important for making decisions about...

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  • December 15, 2022*Upcoming Three-Part Webinar Series* Record-Keeping for Production Management

    The 2022/23 BCRC webinar series continues in the new year with a...

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  • December 13, 2022The BCRC’s Top 10 Posts of 2022

    There are hundreds of timely beef and forage articles, interactive production calculators, videos, webinars and...

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  • December 5, 2022Five Management Tips To Make a Big Impact in Small Herds

    In 2021, 53% of farms with cattle in Canada reported having 72 head or less. What defines a...

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  • November 24, 2022One Size Doesn’t Fit All -Learnings from the Canadian Cow-Calf Cost of Production Network’s Future Farm Scenarios

    Certain management strategies have varying...

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  • August 23, 2022Registration Now Open for the 2022/2023 BCRC Webinar Series

    This year's topics include nutrition, feed management and record keeping. Keep Reading

  • May 19, 2022Updated Livestock Transport Regulations and What You Need to Know

    Changes to the Transport of Animals Regulations (Part XII of the Health of Animals...

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  • March 14, 2022Calving Records Will Be Especially Valuable This Year

    Research suggests good calving records can help when deciding how to market cows when feed is...

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  • March 10, 20227 Tips to Remember This Calving Season

    Set yourself up for success this calving season with calving tips, resources and videos for Canadian beef...

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  • January 11, 2022A Guide to Keeping Records That Help Make Profitable Decisions

    The start of a new season and year is the perfect time for beef producers to look back...

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  • December 15, 2021*UPCOMING WEBINAR* Setting Records- Calving Season Data Collection Jan 12th

    While calving is one of the busiest times of the production cycle for...

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  • November 9, 2021Every Farm Has Different Goalposts – Setting Goals and Defining Success

    What does a “successful” Canadian beef farm look like? How do you...

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  • September 21, 2021Registration Now Open For 2021/2022 Webinar Series

    This year’s Beef Cattle Research Council webinar series will cover a range of topics including...

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  • September 14, 2021Looking to Make the Most of Forage Quality? Consider These Factors

    Editor’s...

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  • February 25, 2021Record Keeping for Forage and Grassland Management Webinar March 23rd

    Missed the Webinar? Watch the Recording Here Pasture and stored forages...

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  • December 10, 2020Meeting Your Production Goals: Records for Animal Health and Performance – Webinar January 13th

    Missed this Webinar? Watch the recording here....

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  • November 4, 2020Calm and Calculated: What Key Financial Tools Can Help You Achieve Success on Your Farm? Webinar November 18th

    Missed this Webinar? Watch the recording here....

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  • September 3, 2020New Resource: Record Keeping and Benchmarking Level 3

    The final level of Record Keeping and Benchmarking resources for beef producers is now...

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  • August 28, 2020New Resource: Financial Record Keeping Level 2

    Editor’s Note: release of the Level 2 Financial record keeping module adds to the previously released...

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  • May 28, 2020New Resource: Record Keeping and Benchmarking Level 2

    Successful farm management begins with accurate and up to date records. The process of record...

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  • January 29, 2020Improving your vision for the 2020 production year: New tools for on-farm record keeping in cow-calf operations

    Are you curious about which areas of your...

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  • February 13, 2018Good Records Help Guide Efficient Production and Profitability Say Producers

    Editor’s note: The following is the second in a two part series....

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  • February 12, 2018Making farm decisions easier

    Keep good records and refer to benchmarks to help successfully manage your cattle business Editor’s note: The following...

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