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Management

Manage dairy employees, establish farm protocols, take on milk marketing, and become more confident in your farm financials.

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Assure dairy buyers and consumers about your social responsibility with farm employees

Today’s consumer is increasingly aware and concerned about how the workers who produce the products they buy are treated. They want to know that farm owners and managers treat employees in a socially responsible way.

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Highly skilled strategic approaches for the long-term future

Farm labor used to be about hiring the next person to help when the business was short-handed, but that approach doesn’t work now, and it also won’t in the future, as hiring and retaining labor becomes increasingly competitive.

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With the volatility in milk prices this year, many questions have been asked by dairy producers about whether or not they should use available tools to potentially minimize the risk associated with negative milk price moves.

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Comparison of selected measures and costs by quartile of earnings 155 dairy farms, New York state, 2019

The 2019 year was a rebound in earnings from 2018 for farms that participate in the Dairy Farm Business Summary and Analysis Program.

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The year 2020 has been one for the record books concerning major business disruptors that have caused economic and emotional stress. The COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires, extreme weather, and other global events, are black swans or unusual aspects that are creating an environment that is quite the opposite of “business as usual.”

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One critical characteristic of human beings is that each of us is very unique. We are born with certain tendencies and natural reactions.

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