A dairy's relationship with its lender is a cornerstone of the business. In today's dairy economic climate, having a cooperative lender is of heightened importance. Betty Berning, Extension educator at the U
An examination of 2015 cash flow and breakeven production costs for 107 Pennsylvania farms shows that breakeven ranged from less than $16/cwt to over $22/cwt. Not surprisingly, feed costs are a big contributor to differ
The Dairy One Forage Lab collaborated with Allenwaite Farm in Schaghticoke, N.Y., to conduct a 12-week study feeding Shredlage® versus conventionally processed corn silage. One objective of the project was to help de
This is a special week for those who are involved with the production of food and fiber. It marks the 47th<p></p>observance of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22.
The original premise of Earth Day was to promote the conserva
On Jan. 1, 2017, the National Dairy FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) Program grew some teeth, with the voluntary program now taking on the look of a more mandatory program that will require certain agreeme
We've all seen the same statistics on family farms: the USDA has reported that up to 98% of farms today are family owned, and a lot of these are also family operated. Even the most progressive, high-growth and tec