Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 8/29
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While reading the book written by Bettie Youngs, I couldn’t help but notice many similarities to so many farm families I have known over my lifetime.
The finances of Dairy Farmers of America are souring faster than cream in a July sun, according to a May 9 Moody’s Investors Service report.
Feed is the most expensive input on a dairy farm. Dairy operations typically incur annual feed expenses amounting to $1,000 to $1,200 per cow per year.
Helping prepare a program for my Monday (reader’s) Club prompted me to dig out the correspondence my family has saved over the years.
Now that I’m a “real writer” (as opposed to my former slacker’s life as a married mother moonlighting as a writer), I’m amazed at all the similarities – besides sleeping late – between tortured artists and me.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – If farmers hope to keep their operations in the family and running successfully, they better start talking.
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Commercial swine producers are not the only producers who should be concerned with diseases entering their herds.
Within the past 10 years a great interest in sheep handling facilities has developed in this country.
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