Dairy Management Institute: Helping Dairymen Make the Best Decisions
January 30, 2017
Do you know if your dairy operation is profitable or not? Do you know what it is costing you to produce a 100 lbs. of milk? Are your costs in line with other dairies? Do you know how the profitability of your dairy compares to averages and benchmarks for the dairy industry? Are you struggling given today’s milk prices and wondering how to increase your margins?
What's In My Food?
January 23, 2017
As consumers, we are becoming more and more aware of what is in our food, which has prompted more and more "research" and "reports" on what our food contains. Which is great, or is it? The information available can be overwhelming at times, and depending on who is giving the report, the presentation of the facts can vary, making things sound better or worse than they actually are.
Oh Those Resolutions....
January 16, 2017
So, we're officially more than 2 weeks into the New Year...and I have a question for you. Were you one of those that made a New Year's resolution? How is that going for you? Resolutions can be tricky things, some times we set goals that are hard, or may even seem unsustainable long term. If one of your New Years resolutions was to lose weight/be healthy (ier)...
Farming Methods - What is No-Till?
January 09, 2017
There are so many different types of farming methods out there - which is wonderful for farmers, but can be a bit confusing for both farmers and consumers. Throughout the year we will be sharing information on some of the different types of methods...starting with this post from The Farmer's Life
New Year, New Resolutions??
January 03, 2017
Welcome to 2017! Are you one of those people who set resolutions for the New Year? I have to be honest, I never really got into that…but I heard someone the other day to setting goals, not making resolutions. Their reasoning? Resolutions are just for you, and are easy to break, but goals are something bigger, and carry more weight and accountability. I really liked that thought!