Information on business management, including the Start Farming project, models for the future, land aquisition, value-added agriculture and food for profit. Resources also available for new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
Articles BySarah Cornelisse, Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
The renaissance of farm-based dairy processing can be attractive, but it is imperative that farmers research and plan all aspects of a new enterprise.
Milk cows are the income generator for dairy farms. Proper nutrition and herd management, and many other factors are required for success.
Calves and heifers are the next generation on the dairy farm and their health and management will strongly influence the future of the business.
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In this online course, learn about producing dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. Apply marketing and financial tools to make profitable decisions.
As of 2014, there were 84 dairy plants producing one or more dairy products in Pennsylvania.
Price can be a determining factor for whether or not consumers purchase a product. Product pricing should account for cost of production, financial goals, and consumer demographics.
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