This farm family has management tactics it put in place to help trim expenses and increase economic efficiencies.
Commonsense tactics help Canadian couple cope with varying challenges.
Whole-system weed management incorporates five cornerstones that Randy Anderson, an agronomist with the USDA, has learned from more than 30 years of watching weeds.
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.
Sticking to a budget can hold the cost of living within means.
Bio strip-till gives newly planted corn a jump-start at Joe Breker’s no-till farm near Havana, North Dakota.
Growing a full-season cover for grazing increases soil organic matter.
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.
While the price for replacement females may be high, it could prove to be economically viable. It all depends on your individual costs and circumstances.
Dustin Williams uses whole-system practices to maintain strong populations of beneficial insects.