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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
Sept. 2 2019
Many dairy producers who enrolled in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program have already received checks for the first part of the year
Aug. 26 2019
This July, U.S. dairy farmers collectively sent 256,800 dairy cows to packing plants
Aug. 26 2019
As corn silage makes its way from the field to the farm, proper storage becomes essential
Aug. 26 2019
When it comes to the breakfast table, beverage milk and breakfast cereal have been long hitched together as complementary food items
Aug. 26 2019
While most farmers in the South and West already have their corn silage safely stored away, many in the Midwest and Northeast are still wondering if their corn will reach maturity
Aug. 26 2019
Milking robots offer a number of advantages. An automatic milking system (AMS) tends to boost production, reduce labor, and provide valuable data to help with day-to-day herd management
Aug. 19 2019
Whey isn’t the only dairy-related U.S. agricultural product being battered by the trade war between the U.S. and China
Aug. 19 2019
Many dairy farms have made great strides in reproduction. Looking through data from the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC), a 20 percent pregnancy rate would have been considered elite just a decade...
Aug. 19 2019
Converting from conventional tillage to a reduced or no-till cropping system may come with a learning curve, but in terms of corn planting, it doesn’t require new machinery
Aug. 19 2019
Fermented dairy foods such as yogurt and cheese are often associated with positive gut health and probiotics
Aug. 19 2019
There’s been no shortage of stories on the abysmal start to the forage season this year
Aug. 12 2019
Rabobank is out with its Global Dairy Top 20 and America’s highest ranking dairy company with headquarters in the United States — Dairy Farmers of America — slid from fourth to sixth...
Aug. 12 2019
Rather than planting the same crop in the same field year after year, rotating between two or more crops is the healthier route to go
Aug. 12 2019
Sign-up for the 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program concludes on September 20, 2019, leaving dairy producers a little more than one month to choose to participate in the new farm bill program
Aug. 12 2019
This year has brought another summer of interesting weather conditions for alfalfa growers
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