Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Estate planning workshop might be worth day out of the fields.

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics has a new look to its website.

We need to be on our best behavior in the management of the water supply for dairy cattle during the summer.

Last week the American Dairy Science and Animal Science associations hosted their joint annual meeting in New Orleans.

On June 30, the USDA issued two bearish reports: the updated acreage figures and the quarterly grain stocks report as of June first.

Those of us who embrace agriculture are keenly aware of the ever-widening gap of fact and fiction when it relates to our lifestyle. The fair is not just a "fair" atmosphere, but an excellent one rich with opportunity to showcase our passion for the land and living things.

Thanks to House bill 22, which will take effect Sept. 20, livestock owners will have less risk of automatically being held liable for damages when their animals escape and run loose on public roadways and on other's property.

This spring has been more stressful than most. With what seemed like endless rain and critical planting decisions to be made with imperfect information, I don’t think there is a farmer in Ohio who didn’t experience more stress this spring than during an ordinary planting season.

In our part of the world, 38 inches of rain is very common annually. Some of this rain doesn't soak in and must go somewhere -- and there's the problem for land owners and managers. You have instantly become a responsible party.

With high school graduation season upon us, now is a time when you may receive a call or knock on your door from a...
Get 4 Weeks of Farm and Dairy Home Delivered Sign Up for your FREE Trial
Hello. Add your message here.