Good business management skills are essential as the dairy cattle industry increases in complexity. Find spreadsheets, dairy herd metrics, tips on record-keeping and cash-flow planning. Find advice on modernization, pricing and milk futures.
The goal of this workshop is to help conservationists better understand the dairy cropping enterprise and become more effective communicators when helping dairy farmers implement conservation practices. More
Costs associated with the cropping enterprise are extremely important whether a producer has a livestock operation or growing cash crops. Accounting for all the expenses need to be included to accurately determine the bottlenecks to profitability. More
Robert C. Goodling, Jr., David L. Swartz, Timothy Beck, Virginia A. Ishler, Claudia Schmidt, Ph.D.
Income over feed cost has remained relatively flat for several months despite modest increases in milk price. Feed price uncertainty continues to erode gains in milk price for the first half of 2019. More
The financial health or profitability of a dairy operation is often the missing link of the farm’s financial picture. When the financials are broken, any attempt to make production improvements may not result in financial progress. More
Are you a farmer whose commodities have been directly impacted by unjustified foreign retaliatory tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional export markets? The Market Facilitation Program was created for producers just like you. More