Author Archives: Mike Haley

About Mike Haley

Mike Haley is the 5th generation to farm their family farm in Ohio. Currently he farms alongside his father Steve and wife Pam. On their farm they raise corn, soybeans, wheat, hay and purebred Simmental cattle.

Trading Twitter

Well to my surprise CNBC has also been following this recent trend among traders and ran a story this morning about how traders and market analyst have been able to harness the power of Twitter in their trades everyday Continue reading

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Veal Crates in Ohio

Because OLCSB members are bound to an ethical responsibility to adopt animal care standards that are best suited for the farmer and animal and looking at the previous research conducted within the United States I was not surprised when the OLCSB was unable to adopt the suggestions put forth by the agreement between the past governor, HSUS, and Ohio Farm groups. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spring in Annapolis

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Wordless Wednesday: Winter’s Silence

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State of my wheat fields

After several days of sunshine I can finally see our winter wheat fields for the first time since January 7th!  As you can see from the picture below it is stooled (bushed) out nicely and still has good color. Typically … Continue reading

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Listen to me on CNBC!

UPDATE! Watch the video! Today I received a phone call from a reporter for CNBC Fast Money asking me how the current crop and fertilizer prices will impact my crop planting decisions for 2011.  We had a great discussion and she … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Wishing for greener pastures.

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Wordless Wednesday: snug as a bug in a rug

Its cold! But this little calf has found a way to keep warm! Continue reading

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Got Milk?

There are many benefits to living on a farm; one of them includes watching calves nurse, run, jump and play.  Today I was watching a newborn calf nurse and felt it would be selfish not to share so I pulled … Continue reading

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A Sad Day on Haley Farms

People ask at times about how we feel about the livestock in our care and today’s experience is a good illustration even if this is tough to put down on the blog. If there is a calf that appears to be feeling under the weather, we know that we need to take action right away to make him/her feel better otherwise the calf’s health may continue to go downhill and reach a point that we can no longer help it. Continue reading

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