Tuesday, June 2, 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.

Liability coverage has two purposes: to make payments on your behalf to an injured party, and to defend you against lawsuits brought by a third party.

Economic losses in dairy herd production can often be attributed to foot problems. Learn more about potential issues and how they can affect your herd.
harvesting corn

Service experts share tips to prepare for the upcoming harvest season.
piggy bank

Need time to catch up with your debt? Learn more about these seven ways farmers can manage their financial liabilities.
money

Farmers may not have the same financial options to save for retirement as large companies, but they still have options. Learn more about those options.
Ohio farm

Farmers rely on electricity to perform a number of tasks involving lighting, tools and equipment. Here are basic safety tips for working with electricity.
farmland

There are many reasons for a farm to consider growing, even in today’s environment of tight margins. Here are nine options for expanding the farm business.

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

The are many factors that play a role in pasture productivity. Here are nine things to consider when walking your pastures.

Learn how to protect your farm workers and your personal property from theft, and natural disaster.