Saturday, November 28, 2015

Columnist Ernie Oelker provides a review of the principles and guidelines relative to livestock vaccinations.

Rather than making resolutions that leave you with unrealistic expectations, get a dog this New Year's and enjoy the simple things in life.

The "right" human resource practices for bad times vary farm to farm, says an Ohio State farm management and labor specialist in this week's Dairy Excel column.

Farm and dairy tax planning is more important in a bad year (or don't let those open accounts increase your taxable income).

It's not rocket science, but it's usually an area that farm managers need to work on: employee relations. Tuscarawas County Agent Chris Zoller offers some easy-to-implement tips to make the job easier.

Ernie Oelker reports on farm research involving liquid dairy manure as a nitrogen source for no-till corn.

While some managers in our area have been able to stockpile grass in a few paddocks, more stored forage will be required this year. This week's "All About Grazing" column offers management tips for winter feeding.

District Extension Dairy Specialist veers from her normal dairy channels this week to explore the world of cricket farming. Yep, that's right. Crickets.

Bernie Erven writes on farm management, sharing the fact that the top manager sets the tone for everyone else in a business.

Financial and milk price situations lead farm managers to the unexpected conclusion that they owe taxes. Ernie Oelker wonders how can this happen when everybody knows farmers aren't making any money?