Friday, May 27, 2022
manure application

It is time to remind operators and applicators about the importance of following safety precautions when working around manure storage facilities.
Dairy cows

In this week's Dairy Excel, Dianne Shoemaker looks at financial indicators for 18 dairy farms that participated in the Ohio Farm Business Analysis Program.
Farmer milking cows

Milk production increases and labor savings determine whether an automated system is more profitable. The greatest effect on both is facility design. 
notebook and pen

Your written goals for your dairy farm should be specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and timed, or SMART, for short.

Use the lessons learned from 2021, take a deep breath during winter and then chart our 2022 business strategies.
dairy cattle

Twenty-one Ohio dairy farms participated in the 2020 Ohio Farm Business Analysis Program. Dianne Shoemaker shares the results in this week's Dairy Excel.
piggy bank

Learn how to pass on good money management skills to children by defining needs and wants, and having the discipline to understand the difference.
pennsylvania farm

It is not too early to start thinking about things we need to do on the dairy farm this fall to be prepared for winter.

Harvesting corn silage can be dangerous. Please take a few minutes to review safety precautions and harvest recommendations.

A deep dive into a cow's production data to determine who has better genetics to manage heat stress can have long-term benefits.