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- Reeves, Justin L., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Livestock science 2013 v.155 no.2-3 pp. 355
- Agricultural Research Service; Charolais; Hereford; Red Angus; Salers; atmospheric precipitation; beef; beef cattle; business enterprises; climate change; cow-calf operations; crossbreds; decision support systems; grazing; growing season; herds; prairies; ranchers; rangelands; risk; seasonal variation; spring; springs (water); stocking rate; summer; temperature; winter; Wyoming
- ... Quantifying the effects of seasonal temperature and precipitation on cow–calf production on rangelands is challenging, as few long-term (>20yrs) studies have been reported. However, an understanding of how seasonal weather inconsistency affects beef production is needed for beef producers to better manage their herds on native rangelands to minimize enterprise risk with respect to climatic variabi ...