Utah State University Extension
There are five essentials for successful ranch management. These essentials consist of: 1) A lifelong approach to management needs, both integrative and holistic. 2) Strive for continuous improvement of key resources. 3) Assemble and use good analysis and decision-making tools. 4) Wage war on cost. 5) Place an emphasis on marketing.
Butler, Cody and ZoBell, D. R., "Key Resources of Ranch Management" (2014). All Current Publications. Paper 1338.