Friday, January 27, 2023
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.

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

How can you expect to grow if you don’t know what it is you actually want to achieve? A mission statement is a guiding light for your farm or ag business.
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.

Choose between board, barbed wire, woven wire, cable, mesh, high-tensile, electric or a combination of any of these to best suit your farm fencing needs.
grazing pasture

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

Planning is the key to ensuring fencing is installed properly and you're getting the most out of your investment.
potato field irrigation system

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

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