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Nov. 11 2019
People often compare group housed calves to small children in daycare — when one gets sick, they all get sick
Nov. 11 2019
Negative business and organizational cultures in U.S. workplaces are killing people and costing the economy millions of dollars
Nov. 11 2019
Although final year-end milk production and dairy farm numbers are not yet in, 2019 predictably is shaping up to virtually zero growth in milk production
Nov. 11 2019
Butter prices are slipping, with a high likelihood of falling below $2.10 per pound this month for the first time since November 2016
Nov. 11 2019
“We brought a bill that addresses every single issue that we need to solve,” stated Mike McCloskey, Labor Issues for Dairy chairman for the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF)
Nov. 4 2019
“Before STOP QIP files a lawsuit and seeks declaratory and injunction relief, we respectfully request that CDFA (California Department of Food & Agriculture) immediately cease and desist from operating...
Nov. 4 2019
When calves bloat, it can be frustrating to handle and confusing to further prevent. But controlling feeding procedures to be consistent and accurate is your best protection, pinpointed Brian Miller, D.V.M.,...
Nov. 4 2019
With November Class III futures pushing past $20 per hundredweight, and nearly every month in the $17-plus range for 2020, heifer prices have begun to show a little bit of strength
Nov. 4 2019
Milk production across the major exporters was up 1.6 percent from last year this August, after adjusting for components, according to the latest data compiled
Nov. 4 2019
Just like your teenager who turns 16 and gets his or her driver's license, nitrogen in soil is mobile. Nitrogen (N) is known to move readily with water, especially with N applied as fertilizer or manure
Oct. 28 2019
A sobering blow has been delivered to extreme claims about animal agriculture and the environment by the new Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP) presented at the World Food Prize this month
Oct. 28 2019
As winter is just around the corner, planning for housing of pasture animals is likely already underway
Oct. 28 2019
The University of Idaho is partnering with the Idaho Dairymen’s Association and members of allied industry to build the nation’s largest and most advanced research dairy center
Oct. 28 2019
The electronic universe is aflutter after National Public Radio, known to many radio listeners simply as NPR, published the story “Most U.S. dairy cows are descended from just 2 bulls. That’s...
Oct. 28 2019
When Vice President Mike Pence visited Wisconsin last week, his message about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was very clear
Oct. 21 2019
Cool weather and the first freeze occurred in many Northern states in the last few weeks
Oct. 21 2019
Milk and dairy foods are associated with many health benefits like reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Oct. 21 2019
Alfalfa — does this forage qualify as one of the crops that’s eligible for the $14.5 billion in direct payments from the Market Facilitation Program announced earlier this year by USDA’s...
Oct. 21 2019
Lameness can be a fairly ambiguous term on dairy farms, but we know that it is consistently one of the most prevalent interferences with healthy dairy production
Oct. 21 2019
We hear it over and over again, that fluid milk consumption is declining. This is true, but we should remember that milk remains a staple in most American households