March 12 2024
When I started in dairy practice nearly 40 years ago, vaccination strategies and schedules seemed rather straight forward
March 12 2024
From 2023 to 2025, there is expected to be over $6 billion in new milk processing capacity under construction in the U.S
March 12 2024
Classifieds: March 2024
March 11 2024
Research related to the needs of transition cows has identified calcium as critical to the period following calving, particularly for cows in their second or greater lactation
March 11 2024
The dairy checkoff hosted more than 100 national and international health and wellness experts for a two-day scientific conference addressing the dairy matrix, the concept of exploring the unique nutrient,...
March 11 2024
Minnesota Milk Producers Association showed a strong force in the state’s capital on March 7 when more than 60 members came to town to meet with lawmakers to share their story and to advocate for...
March 11 2024
You may be familiar with the 2020 “Capper and Cady study” that published scientific-backed results of dairy’s environmental success
March 11 2024
The business of producing milk has always been about doing more with less, said Brandon Treichler during the National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting
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
February was a big month for USDA data releases
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