Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Farm News & Views: LAND program helps producers transition in, out of dairy farming

3:32 PM, May 2, 2014
Tina Kohlman
Tina Kohlman
  • Filed Under

New and beginning producers are faced with challenges of accessing capital and building equity for new partnerships and operations. These entry level producers need to focus on building equity, first through animal ownership, then through land ownership.

Most beginning dairy farmers pursue a herd first strategy; they build their herds before they invest in the fixed assets such as land and buildings. Why? Equity needs to be gained. Buildings and equipment depreciate. Cows do not. Cows are also relatively easy to buy and sell. Acquiring the herd first strategy is a good way to start ...

What's your take on the Packers Family Night change?

Retrieving results.
Watching practice is fine.(Your vote)
15%
576 votes
I'd rather watch a scrimmage.(Your vote)
23%
856 votes
I don't want to pay to watch practice.(Your vote)
27%
1018 votes
It doesn't matter to me.(Your vote)
34%
1272 votes

Catch up on the latest in our pregame show every game day.

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports

ORDER YOURS

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports