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June 13 2024
Although I didn’t grow up on a farm, I can trace my family’s industry roots back to the dairy farm my great-grandparents owned and operated in the late 1800s
June 13 2024
Feeding cows in a way that maximizes production and income over feed costs starts with a healthy rumen
June 13 2024
While many pandemic-era export issues have eased, an emerging threat to secure, reliable U.S. rail shipping is worsening
June 13 2024
For the second time in less than five years, the viability of the dairy show and fair season is up in the air because of the threat of disease
June 6 2024
Dairy products are tasty, affordable, and support our health in a variety of ways
June 6 2024
As we switch gears into a new season, it is a good time to look at the current dairy situation and estimate what might happen in the months ahead
June 4 2024
A third human case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) virus infection related to dairy cattle was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last Thursday, May 30
June 4 2024
For decades, dairy producers have recognized the struggle their herds experience through the summer months. Heat stress has been known to negatively impact milk yield as much as 40% if the heat and humidity
May 30 2024
Other factors play a role, of course, but cows that are milked more frequently tend to give more milk
May 30 2024
Once again, America’s Dairyland made the most cheese of any state in 2023
May 30 2024
The growing season is off to an unexpected start
May 30 2024
This past February, I had the opportunity to speak at a series of meetings organized by the University of Wisconsin Extension reproduction and genetics work group that we called the “Reproduction...
May 23 2024
Ration formulation is an important part of finding success in a robotic milking system
May 23 2024
It’s no secret that dairy farms are fewer in number than they were decades ago
May 23 2024
As I have visited dairy producers in the aftermath of the recent onset of avian influenza, a new concern has been noted
May 23 2024
After years of back-and-forth between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and USDA about which group should regulate these animals and how, the FDA announced guidance that it will lead the charge and...
May 16 2024
Today’s dairy producers recognize that carbon footprints and environmental sustainability are no longer buzzwords; they are expectations
May 16 2024
Making high-quality forages requires a long list of decisions to get it from the seed to the feedbunk
May 16 2024
Dairy producers from 42 farms in nine states have dealt with the impact of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on their herds so far, and more are taking efforts to prevent their animals from becoming...
May 16 2024
From mid-April to mid-May, the price of CME block cheese rose by nearly 50 cents a pound, and the June Class III futures contract jumped from $16.50 per hundredweight (cwt.) to more than $21 per cwt
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