Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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.

In our industry, we may market milk, but I still believe that our best “off the farm” product is our kids.

Successful top managers have successful businesses. Failing top managers have failing businesses. Family farms are no different.

Pasture growth has been tremendous so far this year, but late summer heat and dry spells can change conditions quickly.

Ultimately, supply and demand of cropland for rent will determine the cash rental rate for each parcel. The expected return from producing crops on...

Most of my friends and coworkers clearly understand that I possess more of a creative mind than an intellectual one. I function on energy and...

Water quality regulations impact agriculture (dairy in particular), so it's a good idea to stay up-to-date with what's coming down the pike.
baling

Now that the school year has ended, you may have youth come to you looking for a summer job on your farm. They may...

It doesn’t matter the size of your farm, the number of employees you have, or the number of family (paid or unpaid) members working in the business. Everyone has something that motivates them.
farmland

Farmland values continue to increase by large amounts each year and have reached record levels in most states in the Midwest, measured by both non-inflation adjusted (nominal) and inflation adjusted (real) values.
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