Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Getting rid of bed bugs is difficult. Follow these tips to find their hiding places, recognize the warning signs and prevent an infestation.
AFBF Bob Stallman

According to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall , last year's election should send a message to politicians: "Ignore rural America at your own risk!”

In view of the challenging market ahead, developing a marketing plan for newborn and expected calves can help improve profits in 2017.
Alfalfa Checkoff

SALEM, Ohio — The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance kicked off the first-ever alfalfa checkoff Jan. 1 — the U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative....

In 2016, falling food prices were bad for both grocers and farmers. However, 2017 offers solutions for consumers and opportunities for farmers.
sunflowers

The new year presents many farm production challenges, but you can manage them with the right steps.
Alan Kozak

Alan Kozak, of Millersburg, knows firsthand the effects exercise can have on the mind and body. He suggests getting a workout buddy and easing into an exercise program.

Prepare for the future. Form a succession plan for your farm.
Lead out loud

Past National FFA Officer and Ohioan, Sydney Snider, challenges you to lead out loud in 2017.

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.
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