Friday, March 24, 2017

Low milk prices are having a real impact on dairy farmers and most are looking for ways to reduce expenses, while maintaining milk production.

To reach and maintain a profitable milk price, we have to export milk or milk products. The total value of US exports has been remarkably flat in 2016, averaging about $320 million dollars per month — the lowest levels seen in the last four years.

"Success Score Card — Benchmarking for Profit" and "Planning for the Future of Your Farm" will be held at the Ashtabula County Extension office, 39 Wall St., Jefferson, this winter.

Most barn fires are caused by three primary things: mechanical/electrical failures, maintenance deficiencies or misuse of equipment.

Learn more about why rumination of dairy cows is important.

Normal cash expenses can't be deducted until they are actually paid. Learn more about income tax planning for your farm.

Learn about the financial downturns that farmers are facing in agriculture today.

Cover your bases and learn to protect your farm from the unexpected pitfalls of life.

Each year we hear of farm accidents where someone has entered a confined space and been overcome by gas or fallen into a manure lagoon and been drowned.

Updated Dairy Issue Briefs via Ohio State University Extension
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