Dr. Marin Bozic of the University of Minnesota recently presented a webinar that analyzed 2020's impact on dairy markets, looked at current and future dairy markets and discussed risk management strategies for the coming year.
Every farmer, fisherman or forest product producer defines success differently. For some, success is measured strictly in dollars and cents: the “bottom line.” Others make non-financial goals a priority. Nonetheless, every successful producer shares a few key management and financial practices. Here are some practices recommended by Dr. David Kohl, an agricultural economist specializing in farm business management.
What is on your farm’s to-do list today? With a laundry list of tasks to be completed, food safety is likely just one critical priority among many for fruit and vegetable growers in the Northeast and across the United States. That priority list may change for some growers in the next few months, with the initial compliance dates having arrived for the first ever federal food safety regulation that will affect the growing, harvesting, packing and holding of fruits and vegetables.