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  • Compensating top managers with equity and profit-sharing options 

    Richards, Anna (Progressive Dairyman, 2019-12)
    As dairy businesses continue to grow and evolve, it becomes increasingly important to attract and retain the best people to your management team. Not only do you need to be able to offer compensation packages that are ...
  • Siting manure storages revisited 

    Czymmek, Karl; Wright, Peter; Gooch, Curt (Progressive Dairyman, 2019-12)
    To properly recycle nutrients, and to reduce the potential for nutrient and pathogen losses to the environment, dairy farmers will be planning, constructing and using more manure storage systems. Nutrients, particularly ...
  • Operational planning. How can we maximize efficiency and improve our dairy businesses by utilizing our current resources? 

    Hill, Lauren (Progressive Dairyman, 2019-12)
    Operational planning is a management approach that builds the framework for what your business will concentrate on to make improvements in the near future. This differs from strategic planning, which is focused more on ...
  • Grantson Farm uses Dairy Advancement Program funding to plan and expand for the future 

    Berry, Julie (Progressive Dairyman, 2019-12)
    David and Laurie Grant have infectious optimism and belief in the viability of the dairy industry. With financial and facility planning resources through a Dairy Advancement Program (DAP) grant, the Franklin, NY family has ...
  • Facility planning 

    Wright, Peter; Terry, TIm (Progressive Dairyman, 2019-12)
    Dairy farming is a constantly changing business. Farming for the long-term requires a facility that changes as well. Expansion, new technology, and new enterprises may all be in every sustainable farm’s future. Planning ...

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