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What do you pay for custom work?

Thursday, October 5, 2006

Many Ohio farmers hire custom farm work in their farm business or perform custom farm work for others.

Better pay attention to farm bill issues

Thursday, September 28, 2006

The upcoming debate over the next U.S. farm bill has a lot of people trying to figure out what has worked in present and previous farm bills and what changes should be made for the future.

Artisan cheese workshop adds value

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Throughout Ohio there has been a great deal of discussion about increasing profits for local dairy farms.

Relative calf intelligence ranking should be added to genetic scoring

Thursday, September 14, 2006

I have to be perfectly honest. Since working as the herdsman at Misty Dale Dairy Farm in Highland County after graduating from the dairy science department at OSU, I have done a poor job of keeping up with the ever-changing genetic evaluations of our AI sires.

Be prepared for what comes your way

Thursday, September 7, 2006

Change is inevitable. We don’t have to like it, but we do have to deal with it. You probably want to brush off preparing any kind of emergency plan for your farm operation.

EPA begins farm air emissions study

Thursday, August 31, 2006

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to begin a nationwide study to monitor air emissions from selected farms starting this winter.

Is mastitis really this farm’s problem?

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Human resource management is becoming a bigger issue as we see farms grow from single family units to multiple family and employee dependent operations.

Find answers to harvest questions

Thursday, August 17, 2006

According to my internal calendar, fall is about four months down the road yet. In reality, the fall harvest season is fast approaching.

Keep an eye on farm family living costs

Thursday, August 3, 2006

The most recent edition of Buckeye Dairy News was put on the Web last week. When I went to the Ohio Dairy Industry Web site (http://dairy.

Nothing scientific about the plane repairs, but trip was science mecca

Thursday, July 20, 2006

The trip was off to a good start. Made good time to the Pittsburgh airport, narrowly missing the 100,000 people the shuttle driver said would be converging on the airport to see the Air Force Air Show at 1 p.

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