Stories by David Marrison

Reminder: Most farmers probably need to get the fertilizer applicator certification

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hello Northeast Ohio Dairy Farmers! With the passage of Ohio Senate Bill 150 this past June, farmers who apply fertilizer to over 50 acres of cropland each year are subject to a new certification requirement.

Tax season is a good time for planning

Thursday, December 4, 2014

As we begin the month of December, it is great time for farmers to start to analyze their 2014 farm records.

New dairy program offers protection

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The dairy industry has been the cornerstone of our local agricultural economy for decades.

Fall announcements include a job opening, FSR tickets

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Lots to announce at harvest season.

You can pay for employees’ time, but how do you really motivate them?

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Farmers should take time to examine the five functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.

Protect our food and agriculture

Thursday, May 22, 2014

I think most of us remember vividly where we were on Sept. 11, 2001. I know all of our lives have changed because of this horrific terrorist attack. It behooves us all to continue to be aware of the potential risks which are around us. I especially have thought of the potential ways in which […]

Tap into farm management information online

Thursday, April 10, 2014

OSU Extension offers online resources that help farmers keep their management skills on the cutting edge.

Push the pencil now so you are prepared

Thursday, November 28, 2013

During the next month, I will be on the road across Ohio helping to teach the OSU Income Tax Schools. These workshops help teach tax professionals about the latest changes to the IRS tax codes. Today, I would like to remind farmers to push the numbers with their pencil to determine their potential tax liability […]

Survey gives a glimpse into northeastern Ohio’s dairy future

Thursday, August 15, 2013

More than 78% of the dairy farms surveyed in northeastern Ohio plan to continue to operate during the next five years, despite the many challenges facing dairy operations.

Dairy Excel: Farmers get reprieve on fuel storage regs

Thursday, May 9, 2013

The month of May has brought a nice stretch of weather for our farmers in northeast Ohio. This has allowed our farmers to get thousands of acres of corn in the ground. Let’s hope our nice weather continues for the remainder of the month. SPCC plan Besides getting some crops in the ground, some of […]

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About David

(David Marrison is an agricultural extension educator in Ashtabula County.)