Something New is Here! Over the last couple months, we have been making a lot of noise. We’ve kept secrets from you, we’ve made very bold and bright ads in our catalogs and probably drove you a little insane with the number of times we rubbed it in your face. Well, good news, our secret is out! Fastline’s new website is here and for your … Continue reading The All NEW Fastline
Methods for Dairy Cow Safety The key word is patience. A good stockman will tell you that if you practice low-stress cattle handling on your operation you should expect to see positive production and lower rates of illness and mortality. Low-stress cattle handling uses the natural adaptive characteristics of the cow to induce and direct movement. Moving cattle slowly is best. Every time you handle … Continue reading Easy Does It…Low-Stress for Dairy Cows
Consider Hosting Hunters on Your Property Finding ways to augment revenue streams by your agricultural operations can provide financial resources to manage your expenses. Alternative uses of your farmland can bring in additional revenues. It can also increase the value of your land as you expand its utility. Americans spend roughly $90 billion each year on hunting-related expenses. Opening up your property to groups of … Continue reading Looking for Added Revenue Streams?
Ag Industry Adjusting Land Values Buyers are wondering if now is a good time to make a purchase. At the same point in the market, sellers are asking if they should sell. Individual landowners and investors are scratching their heads to the land market and where it might go, so we outline a few regional areas and their value reports: Iowa Iowa saw less land … Continue reading Agricultural Education on Land
Farming is a business that is always changing and most importantly, needs the most careful attention to detail to gain success. Young or old, every farmer could use a few tips to gain success on their own farm. We have outlined a few tips anyone could use during difficult times of the year. Plan Ahead It’s essential to have a plan, especially in our farming … Continue reading Keys to Success on the Farm