Saturday, February 6, 2016
OFU leaders

Linda Borton, long-standing OFU leader, is stepping down.
bottles of seeds

Winter is a perfect time to sit down with the seed catalogs you’ve ordered and figure out what you want to plant this year.
5 stories farmers read this week collage Jan. 9

This week, the most read stories on FarmandDairy.com were about changes to the Veterinary Feed Directive, understanding livestock markets, the year ahead for crops and livestock and more.
2016 Pa. Farm Show butter sculpture

This year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture pays tribute to the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show and the state’s agriculture industry.
birthing goats collage

These birthing preparations for facilities, medical, nutrition and equipment/supplies are great for first-timers and are also a useful reminder for us seasoned farmers.
frost free water tank

A little planning and work in the fields now could save you time during the busy grazing season.
Livestock market

Understanding the terms in a livestock market report can be confusing. Here is a quick run down of what the terms being used on livestock during a sale means.

If you don't already know about the Veterinary Feed Directive here are some of the key points livestock producers, feed dealers and veterinarians should become familiar with.
corn planter

The new year will bring challenges to both crop and livestock farmers.
ice on branches

The grain market axiom is that the cure for low prices is low prices. The problem with cheap corn this year is that we have been surprised how cheap it could get — 3.50 corn futures were supposed to be a thing of the past.
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