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March 22 2021
Assigning, analyzing, and performing activity analysis allows farmers understand their detailed loading and mixing feed costs, said Jason Karszes of PRO-DAIRY
March 22 2021
For New York dairy farmer Jim Davenport, a hoe is one of the most important tools on his dairy. It helps him maintain a 33,583 cells per milliliter (mL) average annual somatic cell count (SCC)
March 22 2021
U.S. cheesemakers experienced a similar breakthrough at the 2019 World Cheese Awards when our cheesemakers claimed 131 medals. But our disruptive moment came when — for the first time — a U.S....
March 15 2021
If we hear a farmer talk about their “employees” or their “workforce,” it might be easy to think that the farm is a large operation where multiple or maybe even dozens of people...
March 15 2021
As I contemplated this review of forage dietary cation-anion difference (DCAD), I was taken back 40 years to a time when I had recently stepped into the arena of dairy nutrition
March 15 2021
A combination of factors contributes to high-quality milk, but for New York dairy farmer Jim Davenport, he believes a low somatic cell count begins at the teat level
March 15 2021
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, bipartisan bill H.R. 1603, was reintroduced this week by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.)
March 15 2021
When it comes to dairy leaders, Tom Lyon was a lion
March 8 2021
While automated milking systems sound appealing in many aspects, it takes careful consideration to determine if robotics are the right fit for a dairy
March 8 2021
Finding solutions that work for everyone is a strength of the U.S. dairy industry
March 8 2021
“If you look at the federal order pools back in the 1950s, it was about two-thirds to fluid milk and the other one-third being manufacturing,” University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Mark Stephenson...
March 8 2021
Cheddar blocks and Cheddar barrels . . . these terms are likely familiar to those who closely follow dairy commodity prices
March 8 2021
The Lone Star State continued its meteoric flight path on milk production as its 360 dairy farms collectively produced nearly 1 billion pounds of new milk in back-to-back years
March 1 2021
Every business likely knows its cost of production, and a dairy farm is no different
March 1 2021
When it comes to the topic of on-farm premixes, most dairy owners and managers have strong feelings one way or the other
March 1 2021
Farm work often requires road travel, whether it is driving equipment from field to field, trucking animals from one location to another, or hauling milk
March 1 2021
Alright, I might live to regret the following article. U.S. milk production came in much lower than forecast for January
March 1 2021
One of the beautiful things about dairy farming in the United States is the variety. There are a number of ways to milk cows and be successful
Feb. 22 2021
Natural ventilation is used successfully in many dairy barns, and it has been for years. As our dairy farms grow and as milk production climbs, some may wonder whether natural ventilation will be able...
Feb. 22 2021
I believe that education is the nucleus of the specialty cheese market. It is a world that is still surrounded by an air of mystery, and in fact, somewhat intimidating to many people
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