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July 24 2017
Nutritional analysis of feedstuffs, particularly forages, is the foundation of feeding programs on a dairy
July 24 2017
Lying time is one of the most essential activities of a dairy cow’s day and directly impacts health, welfare, and production
July 24 2017
Only one U.S. dairy co-op — Dairy Farmers of America — and three U.S.-based dairy processors rank among the world’s largest dairy companies
July 17 2017
A severe hailstorm ripped through northeast Wisconsin’s dairy country on July 7. In certain areas of Manitowoc County, the corn crop looked more like sugarcane plants
July 17 2017
“If a farmer has an attitude of being responsible for mastitis on the farm, there was a lower bulk tank somatic cell count (SCC),” explained the University of Tennessee’s Peter Krawczel
July 17 2017
Those with feeding dairy cows and exporting hay outside the United States make the greatest use of feed testing services, according to a survey
July 17 2017
Rising temperatures are once again making July a crucial month for major livestock grain crops.Consistently inconsistent weather has dogged farmers all year so far
July 17 2017
When we are working with cows every day, we often don’t realize just how fast the dairy industry is changing
July 10 2017
Over the course of the last few decades, dairies have waged war on mastitis pathogens and by some gauges have been hugely successful. Particularly when bulk tank somatic cell counts are evaluated
July 10 2017
“A genetic selection index is like a steering wheel. It shapes the direction of the future dairy cow,” Jennie Pryce told those told those attending the American Dairy Science Symposium
July 10 2017
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an update in late June to their farm program-spending baseline. This CBO baseline is a critical component of the farm bill discussion
July 10 2017
“We don’t want to drive people away from the breed because Holstein cows are too tall,” stated Paul Buhr to those attending the 132nd annual meeting of the Holstein Association USA
July 10 2017
When someone commits a crime, they must serve the time. However, once some individuals are released from jail, they struggle to acquire the skills they need to find gainful employment
July 3 2017
These are changing and challenging times for the nation’s largest milk-producing state. All of California’s major dairy industry measurements are declining and point to a future that is filled...
July 3 2017
Add vitamin K to the list of positive attributes that come from a dairy-filled diet. Leafy green vegetables are the most obvious choice when it comes to getting enough of the vitamin
July 3 2017
The water crisis and tragedy involving elevated lead levels in children living in the city of Flint, Mich., has been well-reported. This is with good reason, as lead is a toxic element when ingested
July 3 2017
“In 1962, President Kennedy shared a vision that we would put a man on the moon by the end of the decade,” Jack Britt shared with those attending ADSA’s “The Dairy Cow in 50 Years”...
July 3 2017
For dairy farmer Jason Troyer, of RJT Dairy Farm in Centerville, Pa., the transition to the use of an automated milking system in 2015 was just a step in the robotic milking journey
June 26 2017
Why do you people stomp all over the idea of consuming raw milk? You would think a dairy magazine would try and promote as much good publicity for dairy products as possible. But instead, you are agai
June 26 2017
With Class I milk sales garnering the best return to dairy farm milk checks, Northeast dairy farmers have long benefited from higher Class I milk sales than most other regions of the country. T
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