Aug. 19 2021
The importance of a healthy gut microbiome has been the subject of emerging research for several years now — and for good reason
Aug. 19 2021
As knowledge surrounding greenhouse gas emissions continues to grow, those in agriculture have identified manure digesters as part of the solution. This technology carries a two-fold benefit of reduci
Aug. 19 2021
Some farmers say that their greatest assets on the operation are their equipment, land, and animals
Aug. 19 2021
During the August 18 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream, four panelists discussed how investing in a methane digester could benefit a dairy operation by generating renewable natural gas to sell
Aug. 18 2021
In the shadow of the Olympics, Mosaic Meadows cheeses brought home some medals of their own from the first-ever New York International Cheese Competition (NYICC)
Aug. 18 2021
A public forum on genetic diversity in dairy cattle will be held during World Dairy Expo on the afternoon of September 30th at the Sheraton Hotel
Aug. 18 2021
The author owns The McCully Group LLC, which provides management consulting for dairy and food companies.For the last two months, dairy markets have been in the summer price doldrums, bogged down by heavy...
Aug. 16 2021
When talking about dairy cattle rations, it would be easy to assume that net energy for lactation (NEL) refers to the energy in a diet that is used to produce milk
Aug. 16 2021
Accurately calculating the costs associated with operating a dairy farm is critical to evaluating if management practices and changes are worth their investment and helping the farm turn a profit
Aug. 16 2021
USDA’s August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report provides the first look at survey-based yield estimates for this year’s corn crop
Aug. 16 2021
For the first time in history, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation plans to force mandatory cuts in water usage originating from the mighty Colorado River
Aug. 16 2021
Picture movie-goers walking into a theater. Those people entering the theater were initially expecting to see a documentary film, but instead, an action movie begins, with surprises
Aug. 16 2021
Bill Weiss, a professor emeritus at The Ohio State University, presented “Estimating energy supply and requirements of dairy cows.”Although energy is usually the first limiting nutrient, dietary...
Aug. 15 2021
Sometimes our hay and silage samples were getting burned because we forgot to turn the moisture tester off after the allotted time was up
Aug. 15 2021
The newest of the nation’s six major dairy research centers is the California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC)
Aug. 15 2021
Corn must be ensiled at the proper moisture for optimum fermentation. However, determining whole plant moisture can be problematic
Aug. 15 2021
Dirty data clouds our ability to see what’s going on and can contribute toward efficiency challenges
Aug. 15 2021
In my April 25, 2021, column titled, “Keep an eye on the five major farm risks,” I introduced the “Five categories of risk” that farmers face
Aug. 15 2021
When it comes to caring for our animals, dairy farmers overwhelmingly believe in the science backing up vaccinations
Aug. 13 2021
The Verdesian Life Sciences acquisition of Cytozyme Laboratories, Inc., in April 2021 continues to show positive momentum, not only for both companies, but also for growers all over the globe