Monday, December 5, 2016

So many changes in life, from politics, technology, cost of living, cost of operating a business, and of course the weather.All of this "noise"...

It has been a month since the Super Tuesday election. Boy, it has been peaceful these past few weeks. Amazing how the barrage of...

I receive many invitations to speak at dairy conferences across the country. I try to participate in these conferences whenever my schedule allows because...

COLUMBUS -- Close to sixty percent of the cropland in the north central region of the United States (including Ohio) is rented. Leasing methods,...

A good start on having a profitable dairy farm is a high milk price; however, the fundamental need is astute management of the cows,...

"Chill in the air, calves get fluffy hair." Sounds like something from an old almanac, but I just made it up. While some calves...

I cannot believe that February is already half over. I know local farmers are working hard to finish up their farm taxes and are...

What a winter we have had so far. I think many of us would like for winter set in and the ground to freeze until spring. Dealing with all the rain and mud has made things difficult.

After eight years of sitting through hours of lectures and experimentation on animal welfare issues I thought that it was time to share some of my thinking in this column.

Time is like a snowflake -- it melts away while we try to decide what to do with it.-- AnonymousAs we reflect on a...
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