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Jan. 1 2018
“Every cow receives prostaglandin at 10 days in milk (DIM) to help clean up the uterus,” explained Jeff McNeely of his farm’s prebreeding protocols and presynchronization program
Jan. 1 2018
A financial analysis system called DuPont assesses profitability through three primary levers: 1. Asset utilization 2. Efficiency 3. Leverage
Jan. 1 2018
Researchers have known for years that food is an important part of both physical and mental health
Jan. 1 2018
Worried citizens have been calling for a reduction in the use of antibiotics to treat food-producing animals, and it seems that farms are quietly responding
Jan. 1 2018
It is hard not to feel like the U.S. dairy industry is just a penny ante chip in the high stakes poker game that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has become
Dec. 26 2017
Manure has tremendous value when used as a fertilizer source. Make the most of that value by knowing exactly what you are spreading
Dec. 26 2017
“Team JZB . . . our “in-house” team breeds cows at Jer-Z-Boys Ranch,” commented Gary de Graaf when responding to the question “Who breeds cows on your farm?”
Dec. 26 2017
“Our assets are our livelihood on the farm, and we take that very seriously,” shared Adon Farms’ Nick Gilbert
Dec. 26 2017
The Christmas and New Year’s holidays are upon us. Some farms will have special get-togethers for employees during this festive season
Dec. 26 2017
“Nearly 1 million people are employed in the United States directly because of dairy,” said former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack
Dec. 18 2017
“I walk the pens three times a day, after morning chores, noon, and after night chores,” said Jeff McNeely of his commitment to his family’s dairy herd
Dec. 18 2017
Nutrient application often ends up in the hot seat being blamed for impairing water quality
Dec. 18 2017
Partnerships with major restaurant chains have helped to drive new dairy product sales in the U.S
Dec. 18 2017
“We were quite thankful to have protection when we had our two barn fires in 2001 and 2014,” shared Dan Natzke of Wayside Dairy in Greenleaf, Wis
Dec. 18 2017
The West may be alfalfa country, but proximity doesn’t mean lower prices for its hay-buying dairies
Dec. 11 2017
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the December issue, we are making it available to readers here as well
Dec. 11 2017
Annual U.S. dairy cow inventory has been in continual expansion mode every year since 2010 . . . except for the drought year of 2013
Dec. 11 2017
Those who are anti-animal agriculture would like us to believe a planet without livestock production would be a better place in terms of greenhouse gas emissions
Dec. 11 2017
When it comes to consumer concern over animal welfare, it appears that people fall into three areas of thought
Dec. 11 2017
What are the most important metrics that the nation’s top herds use to monitor reproduction?
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