Monday, April 23, 2018
farm workers

Seasonal help can boost your farm’s productivity and profitability, but good help can be hard to find. Learn how to find and hire quality seasonal help.
Kevin Sprengvideo

Dairy farmer Kevin Spreng built his way up gradually, starting with the family farm and branching out.
manure application

Farmers and nutrient applicators need to be sure they know current laws and restrictions on manure application, particularly in the Western Lake Erie Basin.
Pine Tree Dairy Holsteins

The USDA Farm Service Agency will reopen enrollment for an improved Dairy Margin Protect Program. New enrollment will run from April 9 to June 1.
ag barometer

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell in March, given uncertainty around trade relations and possible implications for U.S. ag exports.
Money markets graphic

Corn and soybean prices both reached new highs following the USDA plantings report.
grass

Spring brings on a need to see green, but being too hasty can hurt you more than help you. Check out these tips for fertilizing your lawn in the spring.
chickens

Think you might be interested in raising a small flock of chickens? Here are some basic considerations for backyard and small-scale producers.
organic vegetable sign

A University of Florida study found consumers are confused about foods labeled organic and nongenetically modified. Some even view them as synonymous.
sshale oil and gas drilling rig

The United States exported more natural gas than it imported in 2017, marking the first time since 1957 that it has been a net natural gas exporter.
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