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Your rations are about to change, so be prepared with good analysis

Thursday, May 21, 2015

With new forages being harvested, rations are about to change.

Profitability: What are we asking cows to do?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Debt. A four-letter word, but not necessarily a “bad” word. The majority of Ohio’s dairy farms have debt, and it makes good business sense for them to have debt and manage it wisely. Our farms grow when additional returns generated by a carefully planned investment made using borrowed dollars exceed the interest owed on the […]

DairyPalooza: A vision becomes reality

Thursday, May 7, 2015

The vision, the goals, the super human effort came together for everyone at DairyPalooza Northeast held at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds.

No substitute for quality forages

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Forage quality has a huge effect on your cows’ health and productivity and is arguably the single most important factor to dairy profitability.

More farm succession workshops being planned

Thursday, April 16, 2015

In case you missed the first opportunity, more farm succession workshops are being planned.

How much debt can you manage on your dairy?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Most farms have some level of debt. How much and what kind of debt will vary from farm to farm.

Dairy price swings should balance out

Saturday, March 28, 2015

As things stand for now, what we have in terms of price and dairy profitability should remain pretty much the same.

Resources for managing depressed milk prices

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The 2015 forecast for milk price income on dairy farms is looking to be less than it was in 2014.

Youth development: Perseverance takes practice, models

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Perseverance — now that is an excellent vocabulary word. The definition is summarized as the ability to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult.

And cheese comes from cows? Peanuts from a peanut facility? Crazy

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A few days ago, I was flying home from Washington D.C., having spent two days in a long meeting of questionable productivity.

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