Wednesday, April 14, 2021
farm kids

Whether you are a parent, mentor, educator, employer, admissions counselor or advisor, it is your responsibility to believe in and advocate for youth.
Milking parlor

While a milking system should have at least a yearly professional inspection, there are many other on farm evaluations that should be done much more often.
Farmer milking cows

Dairy managers should improve their management skills. Learn how to improve your management strategy to capitalize on the strengths of your employees.
laptop, notebook, desk

This month's cold stretch is an excellent time for farm managers to retreat to their office and turn their attention to the planning function of management.
Quality feed

Dianne Shoemaker offers a look at dairy farm margins in 2019 compared to 2020, and advice on how to improve margins on your dairy farm.
calf in hutch

Feeding and housing practices of preweaned calves can have long-term implications. Maurice Eastridge explains in this week's Dairy Excel.

OSU extension will host a virtual three-part "Planning for the Future of Your Farm" workshop Feb. 15, Feb. 22 and March 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Ohio State Extension site

Make a resolution to use Ohio State University Extension resources to help you be successful in 2021 and beyond.
A young farmer examines corn seed in a corn field.

Pick a word for 2021 to help focus on your goals on the farm.
finance sheet and calculator

Farm families should estimate what their desired standard of living is and then develop a plan to make sure farm revenue increases to meet these goals.