BeefTalk: Is Manure a Waste Problem or a Resource?
Our mindset determines to what extent we are open to change and if the possibility really exists.
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
NDSU Extension Service
Change really is a function of the mind. Our mindset determines to what extent we are open to change and if the possibility really exists. For all practical purposes, how we look at a problem will determine if we are willing to change.
The challenge that most beef producers are trying to decipher comes in the form of a question. Is the operation that I manage an animal feeding operation? Really, whether the answer is a yes or no, the question opens the door to a change. This change has significant impacts and ramifications. Ultimately, the objective is to channel those impacts toward a positive outcome for the operation.