Land Leasing - Texas 2019 prices

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Re: Land Leasing - Texas 2019 prices

Post by bball » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:13 pm

Stocker Steve wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:44 am
The continuously grazed MN rental pastures usually hold cows for about 6 months, even though they are losing weight the last month or two. So it is $150 rent per summer per pair for pasture, then back home to regain weight on stored forage before the artic vortex arrives.

Hard here to buy hay cheap enough to generate a profit. Some go back to winter on "free" corn stalks, but KT is correct, stand alone cows not profitable most years. They may cash flow but that is not the same as profit. :shock: Seems like crop insurance and Trump checks prop up row cropping, and cows are a good way to utilize meadows, cropping residues, and by product supplements.

So commodity cows often don't make a good centerpiece business in many parts of the country, because they are not able to carry alot of overhead. Countless CT posts are in denial about this.
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