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MANAGEMENT

Manage employees, analyze yield drivers, explore forage markets, become more confident in preparing farm financial statements, and untangle farm succession issues.

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Cover crops are one of the many tools farmers can use to manage nitrogen on the farm and for the environment.

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Hiring and keeping quality employees is absolutely necessary if high profitability, growth and productivity are to have any chance of becoming a reality.

Failure to find needed employees threatens the business. Inviting family members into the farm business who do not fit or meet a clear need is as damaging as hiring a non-family member who does not fit.

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Corn silage season is here, and one harvest-time adjustment growers must make is the length of cut, or particle size. Most dairy producers I know have set goals to improve milk production and quality; beef producers using high-forage diets want to sustain high growth rates for their cattle.

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“Buy certified seed!” It’s a slogan we have all heard from extension agents and other professionals who give advice about purchasing seed. What do those blue certified tags mean, and how important is certified seed to your operation? This article aims to answer those questions.

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Infrared imaging is one of the trending technologies of crop production.

Blain Hope of AgSpecific has been using this technology for the past four years to help producers identify crop issues that might affect yield loss.

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You have field dust in your eyes, sunflower seeds on the cab floor, you need to run to town and pick up a new clutch for the truck, and you’re wondering if the market is strong enough to sell your calves.

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