Friday, October 21, 2016
acres of land

Tight profit margins will be big on the minds of producers in 2016, and could affect rent and land values.
college students and technology

Even with technology, this next generation is borderline clueless of what it takes to produce food, and even more clueless at what it takes to feed 7+ billion people on a daily basis.
DairyPalooza cow clipping

At the right moment and time, you can and will be an extremely influential mentor and you may never know when that teachable moment is within your grasp!
calf just born

Hey dairymen, the free eCalving app is available for touchscreen mobile devices.
Field sprayer

A proposal by the EPA could mean age restrictions and more training requirements for farmers to get recertified for pesticide application.
farm landscape

Cash lease arrangements often create a negotiating environment where there is asymmetric information.
corn silage

So for the feeding program on the farm, it's the time of the year when we need to do a checkup on the corn silage.

Too many farms don’t have reliable systems in place to capture numbers that can help their bottom line. And sometimes, all it takes to track those numbers are 30 seconds, says OSU Extension Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.

MPP-Dairy is more a partial protection against catastrophic losses than an effective risk management tool.

Economic losses related to mastitis is estimated to be around $2 billion each year in the U.S.
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