The dairy industry in Ohio contributes significantly to the state’s economy and in the provision of food well beyond the borders of Ohio. This industry ranks third in agricultural receipts and first in receipts from animal operations.
In all likelihood, expect a tough year for dairy production.
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Many factors could impact land and rent prices in 2015.
End of another year means its time to analyze your farm business decisions.
For all of 2015, Class III futures are currently averaging $16.51/cwt, which would put the average mailbox price in Federal Order 33 at about $18/cwt for the year.
As we begin the month of December, it is great time for farmers to start to analyze their 2014 farm records.
With deadlines quickly approaching, here are some dairy program reminders.
Milk prices are still phenomenal and feed prices are far below what you were paying last year. So what am I fretting about?
Drug testing can help your company weed-out issues.
How to manage variation in milk production.
The dairy industry has been the cornerstone of our local agricultural economy for decades.
As I write this article, it is the morning of the National 4-H and Intercollegiate Dairy Judging contests at World Dairy Expo.
If it’s late summer it’s time to talk about pricing a corn crop standing in the field for corn silage.
Milk prices are good now, but get ready for a change.
Lots to announce at harvest season.
While injury and fatality statistics for silage harvesting and storage are not easily tabulated, few operations present more hazards.
Thank you to the parents, members and everyone else, for another great fair.
Farmers should take time to examine the five functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.
The Class III price moved from $24.31 in April to $22.57 in May followed by $21.36 in June.