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.

kids in barn

Farm children start working on the farm from a young age, but making sure they are taking on farm tasks they can handle can help prevent farm accidents.
farmers market

The start of the new year can mean a fresh approach to your farm marketing plan. Don't know where to start? These tips can help you break down the process.

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.

To protect your livestock against infectious diseases, it is important to vaccinate at the right time with the right product.

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

With a little planning and patience, young farmers can save for the future.

Here are some ways to prevent health issues during and after shows throughout fair season.
pennsylvania

An expansion can give a farm a lot of advantages, but producers should ask these 10 questions before making a decision.
tractor sprayer

Inhaling molds, dust, disinfectants, pesticides, fumigants and fumes can be dangerous. Learn how to protect yourself when working on the farm.
winter farm tractor

Learn more about making preparations for proper storage of farm equipment over the winter.