Managing for Lean Times

This farm family has management tactics it put in place to help trim expenses and increase economic efficiencies.


Plant Diversity Builds Biological Activity

After nearly a decade of growing cover crops and a long list of no-till cash crops, Dan Forgey, agronomy manager at Cronin Farms, Gettysburg, South Dakota, sees mounting benefits from plant diversity.


Handling Cattle Quietly and Strategically

Bill Edwards' commonsense design certainly simplifies cattle handling, but the real key to working livestock with ease, he says, is how you handle the cattle within a set of facilities.