Hazard Cattle Company
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:22 AM CDT

Mark Hazard offers the same advice to young ranchers that he and his dad have followed for decades: Build wealth while you're young. Enjoy it later.

This isn't idle talk. He has said it often while seated across the desk from cattlemen applying for loans. Hazard was president of Cadence Bank, in West Point, Miss., from 1987 until 2010. But he first learned the basic principles from his dad, Gordon "Doc" Hazard, in their stocker business.

The Hazard Cattle Company has made itself consistently profitable with stockers during the years. Doc Hazard, a ...

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