Farm and Risk Management (FARM) Team Description
The FARM Team consists of UW-Extension agents and specialists that provide research-based farm business management information and decision-making tools to farmers and agribusinesses. The team’s purpose is to help Wisconsin farmers improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. Management topic areas include: strategic planning; financial management; business agreements; beginning farmer programs; dairy and grain price risk management; human resource management; farm succession and retirement planning.
Spreadsheet is intended to assist dairy producers who also grow their own forages in making the decision of what proportion of the forage ration of hay: corn silage dry matter(DM) is economical / produced by Ken Bolton, Bruce Jones, and Randy Shaver. Center for Dairy Profitability, Department of Ag Economics, and Dept. of Dairy Science - UW-Madison, 2011.