Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Farming 101

Farming 101

Farm and Dairy is featuring a series of “101” columns throughout the year to help young and beginning farmers master farm living. From finances to management to machinery repair and animal care, farmers do it all.

farmers market

Shopping at farmers markets, you can get good deals on fresh farm products. But you also need to consider these food safety tips to keep your family safe.
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A price strategy can help attract new customers, increase sales volume, boost revenue and gain access to new markets. Learn to use these five strategies.
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Price research gives farmers insight into market conditions and the amount consumers are willing to pay. Learn how to use price research to set your prices.
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Learn how to price your farm products and set your farm on the path to profitability by using these seven numbers to help clarify your costs.
thirsty duck

Don’t want until temps reach the danger zone to help your animals. The most important thing producers can do is provide cool, clean water and shade.
spinach

Plant root depth, canopy development, growth habits, and nutrient requirements in a given climate largely determine the irrigation schedule.
potato field irrigation system

Farmers who are considering the purchase of an irrigation system for their vegetables or small fruits must consider many factors.
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Whether you are using a well or surface water to irrigate, the primary components of an irrigation system are often similar, if not identical.
fire

Here are a few more things to consider when burning agricultural wastes in Ohio, including potential fines for breaking the law.
fire

Ohio has laws for open burning, even on farms. Check out these “do’s” and “don’ts” when it comes to burning agricultural wastes.
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