The Extension Farm Management Program partners with the agriculture community to develop research-based, culturally responsive educational information, resources and tools that inform decisions for profitable, healthy farm businesses.
There is typically a 3-5% increase in milk and butter sales in the United States during the fall months, compared to the summer period. This rise is largely attributed to the holiday season, with November and December witnessing a significant surge in dairy product purchases.
The draw to farming is usually not having business meetings. You never hear someone say they love farming because they are sitting in a meeting room talking about business. They will probably say they’d rather be doing something…. with animals, crops, machinery, you name it…anything but meetings. But how do we know if we are […]
In the ever-changing landscape of agriculture, staying competitive requires more than just identifying challenges; it includes identifying opportunities as well. Both demand a deeper dive. Explore the power of defining strategic issues on your family farm. Taking this step can help you find creative solutions that lie beneath the surface, that can move your farm […]
If you are considering a change to your farm business, it can feel like you are starting a new journey. You have cows to milk, fields to prepare, seeds to plant, and a future to plan. But, just like a road trip needs a map, your farm needs a plan, too. That’s where a destination […]