The author is an associate editor. She covers feeding and nutrition,
youth activities and heads up the World Dairy Expo Supplement. Maggie
was raised on a 150-cow dairy near Valley Center, Kansas, and graduated
from Kansas State University with degrees in agricultural communications
and animal sciences.
Ultimately, the economically optimal pregnancy rate depends on many herd specific factors, but especially the costs associated with making the management changes that result in an increased pregnancy rate