Dec. 16 2019
To remain profitable and innovative in an ever-changing industry, dairy producers are invited to the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on February 5-6 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
Dec. 16 2019
Winter isn’t coming, it’s arrived. And the arrival of winter usually marks the beginning of one of the biggest decisions of the year: hybrid purchases. Most crops have been harvested, equipm
Dec. 16 2019
Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) member cooperatives accepted 17 offers of export assistance from CWT that helped them capture sales contracts for 912,714 pounds (414 metric tons) of Cheddar
Dec. 16 2019
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Embryo Transfer Association was held October 24-26 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More than 400 national and international
Dec. 16 2019
Feeding cows to reach their peakby Bill Weiss, The Ohio State Universitysponsored by QLF The transition period sets the stage for a successful lactation, and nutrition plays a major role
Dec. 16 2019
“All our protocol lists are set up in drop boxes. Our cow mating is also downloaded into the herd program, so on timed A.I. breeding days we just print the list of cows to breed, and it has the sire...
Dec. 16 2019
Over the course of the last few decades, huge strides have been made in the realm of udder health, and specifically, in managing somatic cell counts and contagious mastitis pathogens
Dec. 16 2019
Inbreeding is a complicated process. It has gained concern over the past decade as it’s become even easier to distribute sought-after genetics into more and more populations
Dec. 16 2019
Since corn silage makes up a considerable amount of many dairy rations, interpreting its make up is one of the more critical tasks of a feeding team
Dec. 16 2019
The age at first calving has been trending downward, with many farms aiming to bring heifers into the milking herd at 22 months or even younger
Dec. 13 2019
—“Over the next decade, China represents a $23 billion market opportunity for U.S. dairy, and it is essential to our dairy producers and companies that we secure a trade deal with China that
Dec. 13 2019
The agreement is anticipated to include an increase in Chinese purchases of agricultural goods in exchange for the U.S. holding off on the implementation of tariffs on about $160 billion of cons
Dec. 13 2019
At its monthly meeting yesterday, the Farm Credit Administration board received a quarterly report on economic issues affecting agriculture, together with an update on the financial condition an
Dec. 12 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the December 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Dec. 12 2019
We went to Peach Teat Buckets to feed calves and needed a way to hang them. This is what we came up with. Get a 13-inch by 1.5-inch piece of metal and bend it at 5.25 inches into a 90-degree ang
Dec. 12 2019
When the kids were still living at home, one of our traditions was to read through the Christmas story before we opened gifts. It helped bring all of us back to the central reason our family celebrate
Dec. 12 2019
Why are all teats dipped with a pre- and postmilking teat disinfectant? Are pre- and postmilking teat disinfectants designed the same?
Dec. 12 2019
Many scientists and animal breeders are keenly interested in directly altering a portion of an organism’s genome to incorporate specific traits
Dec. 12 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives has begun consideration of HR 5038, “The Farm Workforce Modernization Act.” It is a bill that fully addresses both immigration reform priorities for the dairy...
Dec. 12 2019
“The American Feed Industry Association appreciates Congress’ decision today to confirm Dr. Stephen Hahn to lead the Food and Drug Administration. AFIA looks forward to working with Commissi