Thursday, October 22, 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.

Wagyu herd.

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

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

If you're thinking of investing in a drone, you probably want to know how it can improve farm management. Find out the top uses for a drone on the farm.
drone in sky

If you’re interested in a birds-eye view, here are some tips on selecting the drone that’s right for your farm.
tractor

Learn how to inspect a used tractor before buying it. Check out these tips for evaluating a tractor’s appearance, performance and overall condition.

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