March 11 2024
When USDA released its data on the number of dairy farms licensed to sell milk in 2023, it came as a surprise to no one that there were fewer farms milking cows than there had been the year before
March 11 2024
Bill Weiss, a professor emeritus at The Ohio State University, presented, “Feed composition varies – does it matter?”
March 7 2024
Farmers are well aware of the challenges that come with various strains of salmonella, but handling an outbreak of sick animals can still be difficult. What can be done when Salmonella Dublin (S. Dublin)...
March 7 2024
Understanding the root causes of dairy lameness could save your operation money when it comes time to make culling decisions within your herd. In a webinar conducted by Iowa State University Extension,...
March 7 2024
People are feeling the pinch these days as they head to the grocery store and notice higher prices on some of their favorite items and the necessities. While we are fortunate to live in a country with...
March 7 2024
Despite the progress made in udder health, mastitis is still the most common disease of dairy cattle. In fact, 20% to 40% of cows develop a clinical case each lactation, said Pam Ruegg during the National...
March 6 2024
The latest dairy news from the U.S. Capitol
March 4 2024
Looking forward to this year’s growing season, farmers often wonder what kind of weather challenges they will face
March 4 2024
Colostrum, more than anything else, influences calf health and survival prior to weaning, said Sabine Mann during a Cornell Cooperative Extension webinar
March 4 2024
Even as an election looms on the horizon, USDA will soon develop its Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) modernization recommendations after months of proceedings
March 4 2024
The national numbers are in from USDA, and last year’s milk production remained nearly level with production totals from 2022
Feb. 29 2024
Meet Dr. Sam Galphin, a renowned specialist with a rare vocation
Feb. 29 2024
Two characteristics distinguish alfalfa hay from grass hay
Feb. 29 2024
The lungs are an indicator organ, according to veterinarian Terri Ollivett
Feb. 29 2024
As dairies have gotten bigger and more diverse, the need for a reliable workforce has only expanded
Feb. 29 2024
The lack of price-supportive grain news means that feed prices have settled into a weaker pattern in recent months and are set to continue their declines
Feb. 27 2024
The top candidates for the position of the 77th Alice in Dairyland will be announced by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) on Friday, March 1, 2024
Feb. 27 2024
Registration is now open for the 2024 National Holstein Convention being held June 24 – 27, 2024 in Salt Lake City, Utah
Feb. 27 2024
The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) seeks nominations for its Excellence in Dairy Reproduction Awards program
Feb. 26 2024
Starting next Wednesday, dairy producers will be able to enroll for 2024 Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC), an important safety net program offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides...