Ask hard questions when it comes to direct-fed microbials
With direct-fed microbials, or DFMs, it’s difficult to know exactly what you are getting unless you ask the right questions. FULL STORY »
Examine your enterprises
A recent survey by the Extension Risk Management Education Regional Centers and the Center for Farm Financial Management at the University of Minnesota indicates that only 8 percent of producers are well-equipped, in terms of business-management skills, to navigate their business through a period of financial stress. FULL STORY »
When will immigrant workers emerge from the shadows?
With the nighttime temperature a chilly 16 degrees, those who attended a candlelight vigil for José Obeth Santiz Cruz were bundled up in coats, scarves, hats and gloves. FULL STORY »
Get creative with compensation
Chances are, wage or benefit hikes have been a little scarce around your dairy lately. And it’s tempting to adopt the attitude that “you are lucky to even have a job, so don’t even think about anything extra.” FULL STORY »