Monday, May 25, 2020
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.

In June, Ohio passed a state law allowing multipurpose farm utility vehicles to drive on all roads, except highways.

The power take-off shaft powers implements attached to the tractor. It is important to recognize that PTO shafts rotate at a speed faster than...

Quick tips to make firing an employee less stressful for both the employer and employee.

Whether you are new to the farming business or just looking to revamp your marketing plans this year, here are some tips to point you in the right direction.

Check out these five tips from the Penn State Extension Dairy Team on managing and preventing dairy cow foot problems.

The Clean and Green Act encourages protection of farmland, forestland and open spaces. It can lower the property tax rate for most landowners who enroll.

Laws and regulations for multipurpose farm utility vehicles differ from one municipality to another in Pennsylvania.

With 2016 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to take charge and set some goals for the new year. Use these five tips to set solid goals for your farm in 2017.
Wagyu herd.

What do you know about Wagyu beef? Learn why this high prime cut of beef is sought after.

Small changes occur in the skin each time it is exposed to sunlight. Here are some things to consider before working long hours in the sun this summer.