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Eunice Williams
1519 E Erie St, Apt #206
Springfield, MO 65804
417-719-4910
eunice@stockmanship.com

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Category: Bud’s Musings

Cut Costs, Break-Even, Is That Information Helpful?

Almost everything that I read recently is about how difficult things are now and that we must cut costs. For the last fifty years they have been writing that ranching is difficult and we must cut costs. If people had been doing what they were told there should be no

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Managers – via 1988 Wall Street Journal

After reading my musing “Animal Health Care in Crisis” (posted 9/5/09) a subscriber sent me a copy of an article he had from the Wall Street Journal.  He said it was from 1988 or 89.  It pretty well explains why we keep doctoring and growing the “ livestock health crisis”

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Thanks, Folks

Eunice and I would like to thank everyone for the nice messages saying how much our stockmanship concepts have helped them.   Good stockmanship is great for the animals and the people, the learning curve is slow and gradual. It is a shame there will be no help from the Livestock

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Conservative Lending Climate. . .

“What will a more conservative lending climate mean to borrowers?  This is a question that is being asked or at least talked about. How will people handle anything that is conservative? The 1929 market crash that started the great depression was caused because of borrowing that was not very conservative. 

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Farmers and Ranchers are Getting Older

I was reading that the average age of farmers and ranchers is getting older. This is not or at least should not, be surprising since people are just living longer and the work is easier. It was also mainly that only the old can afford to farm or ranch. Everything

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I Agree

Bud and Eunice, I am mailing a copy of your thoughts regarding large animal vets to John Thomson, Dean of Iowa State University Vet School.  The principle is much the same as an article in the Wall Street Journal about General Motors and training managers about 20 years  ago.  It

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"Animal Health Care in Crisis"

The September 2009 Progressive Farmer magazine has an article titled “A JOB NO ONE WANTS Animal health care is in crisis and there aren’t enough large-animal vets to go around.” Here are my thoughts on this health care “crisis” The solution to the “crisis” is not more large-animal veterinarians.  The

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4 Seasons

Economics for an individual, business, industry or government is much like the seasons of the year. In the Spring or at the start, we are all excited.  We work hard, earn money, save money, everything is good. Then it is harvest time or Summer.  We have all of this money

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Learning in Tough Times

If you are a person who likes to learn or needs to learn, these last two years should have been wonderful.  The next two years may be even better.  We can’t change the world but we can learn how to live and do business in it better. We are going

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The purpose of this website is not to complain about the government or about how difficult things are. The government is what it is and if enough people don’t like it they can vote it out. Things are not difficult.  It is so much better and easier than the past

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