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Sept. 30 2019
Country music superstar Luke Bryan hit the road last week to begin his 2019 Farm Tour, and the show’s first stop was Statz Brothers Inc., a Wisconsin dairy farm
Sept. 23 2019
Dairy markets keep showing signs of improvements; all the while, the rest of the economy shows enough worrying signs to get the Federal Reserve Bank to lower their interest rate for the second time in...
Sept. 23 2019
A goal of almost any dairy farm is to reduce the herd’s somatic cell count. A low somatic cell count creates a higher quality product to sell
Sept. 23 2019
I have worked in agriculture for over 30 years. At the age of 15, I worked loading produce during the harvest season at the Pompano farmers market in South Florida
Sept. 23 2019
USDA extended the deadline on its signature dairy safety net program — Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC)
Sept. 23 2019
In promising news for dairy producers, the results of a new survey of 2,200 Americans found that an overwhelming 86 percent of adults prefer dairy milk
Sept. 16 2019
The 61 million members of Gen Z grew more massive than the Millennials this year, according to Forbes magazine
Sept. 16 2019
The adoption of automatic milking systems, or robots, on dairy farms across the country and the world has resulted in changes to cow comfort, management techniques, labor control, and producer lifestyles
Sept. 16 2019
Plant-based meat alternatives are high in sodium and heme iron. Both are risk factors for important diseases
Sept. 16 2019
Overcrowding a barn can have negative impacts on milk production and animal health; Penn State Extension’s John Tyson pointed to several factors that could restrict the number of animals a barn can...
Sept. 16 2019
Take control. That’s a message I echoed in a recent webinar to dairy forage growers. Get out, scout your fields with your agronomist and assess your corn’s current growth stage
Sept. 9 2019
As dairy farmers in Australia continue to battle with hot weather and drought conditions, milk production has taken a hit
Sept. 9 2019
In today’s age of instant information, dairy farmers and industry people have heard time and time again that we need to share our story to gain trust with consumers
Sept. 9 2019
Calcium status surrounding calving is not only important, but it also varies significantly depending on the cow
Sept. 9 2019
The navel cord provides a lifeline between the dam and its calf during gestation
Sept. 9 2019
From the peak of 9.438 million dairy cows in January 2018, the U.S. dairy cow inventory has declined by 128,000 head as of July 2019
Sept. 2 2019
While domestic dairy semen sales stagnated in 2018, domestic beef sales have exploded. The trend shows no sign of slowing in 2019
Sept. 2 2019
If at all possible, dairy personnel putting up corn silage this fall should aim to store like forages with like forages
Sept. 2 2019
When humans are hot or uncomfortable, they tend to want a little more personal space. For some reason, cows have the opposite reaction, which leads to a problem called bunching
Sept. 2 2019
Despite a dismal corn planting season for the majority of the country, dairy producers could breathe a bit easier about previously projected shortages raising feed prices
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