Saturday, April 4, 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.

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

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.
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.

Learn to navigate through Ohio's Current Agricultural Use Value legislation to find out if you qualify.
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.
potato field irrigation system

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

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.

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