Cattle Update: Between a rock and a hard place
I spent one summer during my college years working as a student trainee for a lending institution.
'You are not to blame'
Take it from an expert — you are not to blame for the financial problems you are experiencing as a result of falling milk prices.
What do I tell the children?
Don’t try to hide things from the children — your body language is already telling them enough with regard to the financial difficulties you are experiencing.
Webinar series slated to help deal with economic conditions
“Ag in uncertain times” series runs from June through December.
Help available for stressed Pa. dairy farmers
Dairy farmers are facing overwhelming odds, especially in these months of low milk prices, the tumbling economy and the regulations they face in trying to feed the world.
<<a href="http://www.dairyherd.com/crisis.asp?ts=cma&pgID=724&ed_id=8525" />Recognize the signs of stress, depression
Look for the signs and know what to do about them.
Positive solutions to family disagreements
Juggling the demands of a dairy farm, family and personal needs can be quite a challenge. It’s easy to get so wrapped up in your own problems that you fail to communicate effectively.
How to deal with change
Walk into the old wooden barn on Ray Souza’s property and you walk back in time. First of all, it is so quiet, except for some pigeons cooing in the rafters.
How’s your health?
Dairy farming is ranked as one of the most demanding businesses in terms of time and self-commitment, not to mention the possibility of physical injury from animals or equipment.
Is something wrong?
You could always count on Joe to get calves off to a good start. His attention to detail and his “get the job done right” attitude were some of the attributes that made him your top calf raiser.
Does it show at work?
A broken relationship. The death of a loved one. Divorce. A chronic health problem. Alcohol or drug abuse.