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Feb. 15 2024
When Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW) launched the Wisconsin Dairy Athlete of the Month program in 2023, we knew there was an important connection between the hard work happening on family farms and the...
Feb. 15 2024
From start to finish, building rations for dairy cows is accomplished with a range of precision
Feb. 15 2024
Compared to the day before calving, a cow’s body will need 300% more energy and 65% more calcium the day after it has calved
Feb. 15 2024
Every five years, the Census of Agriculture is conducted, giving us an overview of farming in the United States
Feb. 8 2024
When it comes to farmland leases, what should be included in the lease and what will hold up in a court of law?
Feb. 8 2024
In addition to providing effective training, leading your team members so that they can do their jobs well requires setting clear expectations and providing feedback
Feb. 8 2024
Last year was one that will stick out in dairy producers’ minds, but not in a positive way in terms of milk prices and income over feed costs
Feb. 8 2024
Dairy heifers weighing over 500 pounds — a proxy for the number of dairy replacements expected to enter the U.S. milking herd over the next year — have fallen almost 15% during the past six...
Feb. 1 2024
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is excited to announce that our new educational video game called “Mooving Cows” is now publicly available to download and play
Feb. 1 2024
The author is a freelance writer based in Rockford, Ill.Health resolutions for the new year encompass more than simply losing weight
Feb. 1 2024
People and businesses around the world have goals about becoming more sustainable, but what sustainability means to each entity can be very different
Feb. 1 2024
Great forages are the foundation for precision feed management, said Joe Lawrence during a Cornell Cooperative Extension webinar
Jan. 25 2024
Ideally, you should only purchase as much silage inoculant as you can use in the current crop season
Jan. 25 2024
There are many tools and practices a dairy farm can lean on to ensure the herd gets what it needs from the ration
Jan. 25 2024
Currently, USDA rules for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs only allow schools to offer low-fat (skim and 1%) varieties of milk to students
Jan. 25 2024
In his opening address, president and CEO Michael Dykes shared a handful of ways we can elevate the dairy industry, and one of them was to reignite our competitive fire
Jan. 18 2024
For the viability of the business, it is often necessary that the owners and managers wear multiple hats
Jan. 18 2024
This is shaping up to be an exciting year for both whole and lactose-free milk, two growing segments of fluid milk consumption that are poised for further gains in grocery aisles as well as Washington,...
Jan. 18 2024
Beginning in February, Holstein Association USA will officially recognize early onset muscle weakness syndrome as a genetic condition in the breed
Jan. 18 2024
Unlike the swimmers who will be racing across the pool during the Olympics this summer, it appears U.S. milk prices are more likely to be bobbing in the water, at least through the first part of the year
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