Saturday, August 8, 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.

Discover how record keeping can improve overall efficiency on your farm and make tax season a breeze.

Making sure equipment and pens are ready ahead of time means less stress on you and the animal.
finance sheet and calculator

Just as it is important to keep records of your farm finances, it is important to have a record of your personal finances. Here are five reasons why you should keep them separate.

Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Moisture content is the main factor that causes hay and straw to spontaneously combust.

Identify what activities can be reported as farming activities and check out these quick tips for filing farm taxes.

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.