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Beef Cattle Economic Management

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The Beef Cattle Economic Management program will provide information and tools for the general public to make the most profitable beef cattle enterprise management decisions.

Target Audience(s):

Beef cattle operations in Mississippi, as well as members of the community who may start a new beef cattle enterprise


Participants will:

  • Learn how to analyze and choose the most profitable production practices,
  • Learn how to use an MSU-provided budget template to manage their operations,
  • Learn how to compare forage alternatives available and how this choice impacts cattle profitability,
  • Adopt more profitable production practices as a result of this program, and
  • Change certain production practices as a result of this program.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 8

Program Delivery:

  • Numbered Extension Publication
  • Social Media
  • Webinar
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Dr. Josh Maples,


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Associate Professor