Lost milk yield and reduced milk quality (high somatic cell count) make undetected subclinical mastitis very costly. Early detection pays dividends.
High somatic cell count is directly correlated to poor udder cleanliness.
Timothy Beck, Heather Weeks
For major renovations or expansions, a lender will want a comprehensive financial plan that proves the farm’s past profitability and justifies the expansion for further profits down the road.
Virginia A. Ishler, Heather Weeks
When it comes to risk management it seems like things are never simple.
An adventure in cleaning out old file cabinets yields financial record keeping advice that has stood the test of time.
Actual production costs for forage and grains can vary greatly from market prices. It pays to know your true costs.