Monday, May 29, 2017

Farm managers able to motivate their workers have a better chance of reducing the typical labor problems faced in today's economy (turnover, absenteeism, and...

With skyrocketing feed prices and negative margins to dairy producers, it may seem as if 2009 is repeating itself. But I don't think that...

Integrated dairy farms producing a large amount of the feeds consumed by their cows have a distinct cash flow advantage. This should be very good to Midwestern dairy producers in the long run.

We were inches away from an entirely different set of crop and feed prices. Inches of rain that is. During the Ag Outlook Meetings...

Dairy farmers can tour two Ashtabula County farms Sept. 8.

Recently, my agriculture pursuits allowed me a venture into pop culture, as I made time to read The Hunger Games. Now the movie has...

Family businesses are complex, challenging, rewarding and often gratifying, and many parents often desire for their children to continue the business.However, like some marriages,...

I had the privilege of traveling overseas to conduct research during part of the summer, so I missed all of the hot and dry...

Significant drought conditions in many parts of Ohio have led to an increased interest in harvesting corn as silage. With very few farmers owning...

Mastitis and lameness are the two most costly health issues on dairy farms today. Cost of treatment for mastitis is certainly important, but the major factor to the cost of mastitis is the loss of milk production and the cow if she has to be culled from the herd.
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