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.

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

Discover how record keeping can improve overall efficiency on your farm and make tax season a breeze.

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.
Angus cattle grazing

Animals can be unpredictable. No matter how well you think you know your livestock, something could spook them, causing the animal to react quickly and violently.
no-till planter

Keep your no-till planter rolling in the field until the last seed drops. Here are some tips and parts to check to prevent breaking down this year.

Quick tips to make firing an employee less stressful for both the employer and employee.

A properly built and well-maintained fence can last a long time. A maintenance program can help you stay on schedule with routine fence checks and repairs.

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

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

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