Analyze these four areas of your operation to find ways to reduce debt as well as operating costs, or to increase revenue.
Forty Guernsey dairy cows once drove the economy of John Williamson’s State Line Farm near Shaftsbury, Vermont. Then came falling milk prices, and in 2003, Williamson was forced to disband the herd.
Here are strategies for improving the efficiency of your operation this year.
Proposed legislation opens door to more flexible hauling.
Recent reports of livestock deaths due to nitrate poisoning raise the red flags all beef producers should watch out for when harvesting and feeding alternative feedstuffs that can accumulate nitrates.
Adding cover crops brought more life to the soil for this farmer.
Focusing on soil microbes can help boost soil fertility and crop production.
Years of research show multiple benefits from growing cover crops.
Harvesting energy from the sun results in a five-year payoff for this solar panel system.
Cultivating an entrepreneurial spirit leads to new farm enterprises.