Saturday, July 23, 2016

Compensation of farm employees is a critical component of agriculture today. Farm employers must provide adequate levels of compensation if they expect to attract...

The spring of 2010 has been exceptional. It has been great to see the progress our farmers are making across northeast Ohio and northwest...

The events of the past two years have given us cause to stop and ponder the quality of our life. Along the way, it would be good if we could take time to recognize some life-altering moments that provide the secure notion that dairy farming is indeed sustainable AND that we can feel satisfied with the quality of life that a dairy farm offers.

Cash flow planning. These are three words that typically inspire a response along the lines of "ugh," "why?" or "never done it, never will."...

Blessed are those producing our food. Their resilience is unequaled; their patience, admirable. To me, they are a blessed mystery. Last year was arguably...

After reading the Dairy Excel column in the March 25 issue about hiring teen workers and knowing the law, I began thinking, not only...

It is always important to monitor the yield of milk and the composition of milk, especially for the individual farmer, because the income of...

With the school year coming to a close in another month or so, many students will be looking for employment on farms. But are...

Farmstead and artisan cheese operations can allow farm families to become price-makers instead of price takers for their milk. A hands-on workshop in Ohio can show you how.

"Thinking outside of the box." We use the phrase to refer to a nontraditional idea. Perhaps the exact definition isn't so important, but we...
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