Friday, September 30, 2022
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.

irrigation

Whether you are using a well or surface water to irrigate, the primary components of an irrigation system are often similar, if not identical.
Pricing banner

A price strategy can help attract new customers, increase sales volume, boost revenue and gain access to new markets. Learn to use these five strategies.

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.

With 2016 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to take charge and set some goals for the new year. Use these five tips to set solid goals for your farm in 2017.
Massey Ferguson tractors

So, should you buy a new or used tractor? Check out these final considerations to make the best decision for your farm.

High tunnels are temporary structures that extend the growing season and can be used for a variety of vegetables, small fruits and flowers.

Virtually all employees engaged in agriculture are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. However, some small farm operations and those with mostly family...

Farming is an ever-changing business that needs careful attention to be successful. Here are seven tips for all farmers to consider.
potato field irrigation system

Farmers who are considering the purchase of an irrigation system for their vegetables or small fruits must consider many factors.

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.