Wednesday, August 24, 2016

When couples marry, they do so with the outlook that it’s a life-long commitment. Have you considered what might happen to the assets you...

Beginning in 2012, a little discussed mandate in the health care reform legislation will require any business -- including a farm -- that purchases more than $600 of goods or services from another business or individual to submit a 1099 tax from to the Internal Revenue Service.

As I was trying to determine a topic for this week’s column, I began thinking as I drove through several different counties that —...

Compensation of farm employees is a critical component of agriculture today. Farm employers must provide adequate levels of compensation if they expect to attract...

The spring of 2010 has been exceptional. It has been great to see the progress our farmers are making across northeast Ohio and northwest...

The events of the past two years have given us cause to stop and ponder the quality of our life. Along the way, it would be good if we could take time to recognize some life-altering moments that provide the secure notion that dairy farming is indeed sustainable AND that we can feel satisfied with the quality of life that a dairy farm offers.

Cash flow planning. These are three words that typically inspire a response along the lines of "ugh," "why?" or "never done it, never will."...

Blessed are those producing our food. Their resilience is unequaled; their patience, admirable. To me, they are a blessed mystery. Last year was arguably...

After reading the Dairy Excel column in the March 25 issue about hiring teen workers and knowing the law, I began thinking, not only...

It is always important to monitor the yield of milk and the composition of milk, especially for the individual farmer, because the income of...
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