Monday, March 1, 2021
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.

Proper pesticide storage can help prolong chemical shelf life and prevent accidents.

Many farmers may employ youth labor to help. It’s important to know and understand youth labor laws when hiring minors for summer labor.

A Whole Farm Revenue Protection plan provides a risk management safety net for all commodities on the farm under one policy.

Quick tips to make firing an employee less stressful for both the employer and employee.
sunset on a farm

Your retirement plan can change many times, but you should at least know your goals and how you will achieve them.
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.