Wednesday, May 31, 2023
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A mission statement reflects the underlying values, goals and purposes of the farm business and those in management. Learn how to write one for your farm.

The tax season is a great time to focus on the fiscal management of your farm operation and to check in on your estate plan.
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Dairy cows have a distinct smell, producing both high-quality dairy products for consumers and high-quality manure to be spread on forage fields.

Learn how to determine the amount of nitrogen to apply to corn silage production fields to maximize your returns.
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Feed costs often make up about 50% of the cost of milk production, so farmers need to monitor it closely as it has a major impact on a farm's profitability.
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A SWOT Analysis is an opportunity to analyze the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats associated with your dairy farm business.
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The 2018 Farm Bill program decision for 2023 is due with your local FSA office on March 15. Here are some tips to help decide what's best for your farm.
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Learn how to overcome family dysfunctionality and how to improve family communication as your farm plans for the future.
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Monitoring financial performance and measuring it against standards is critical. Learn to assess your farm's financial health using your balance sheet.
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Good pasture management during a wet winter means being cognizant of erosion and having a plan for the spring and summer.