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.

Ohio farm.

Learn more about common airborne hazards, what symptoms to look for, and how to prevent dangerous side effects or death.
Wagyu herd.

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

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

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

National Farm Safety Week is Sept. 17-23. Celebrate this year by making sure farm chemicals are kept safe.
Iowa

Between starting a family, working an off-farm job and spending free time in the fields, many farmers wonder when it's time to form a business entity.

It’s time to roll combines and harvesting equipment out of the shed and begin some harvest prep if you haven’t already started.

Tagging livestock is an important part of animal identification but must be done properly to keep the animal from losing its tag or getting an infection.
sunset tractor

Here are six ways to help family farm teams make effective decisions that will benefit the long-term goals of the farm.

Fall is a busy time of year for agritourism. Whether you’re planning a corn maze, a farm festival or a tour of the farm, here are some things to consider.