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Oct. 16 2017
The proportion of Holstein-type animals going through U.S. beef processing plants has almost quadrupled the last five years
Oct. 16 2017
Florida dairy farmers could lose $12 million due to Hurricane Irma.
Oct. 16 2017
Dairy farmers have more bacteria in their nose and mouth, potentially correlated with better disease resistance
Oct. 9 2017
Even with whole milk sales climbing 5.4 percent in 2016, the entire fluid milk category fell for the sixth straight year, reported USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service
Oct. 9 2017
In the world of dairy nutrition, there are so many contributing factors to well-made diets . . . especially when it comes to fiber
Oct. 9 2017
During his World Dairy Expo seminar in Madison, Wis., Arthur Moessner, Vice President and Dairy Team Lead for American AgCredit, compared lending to marriage.
Oct. 9 2017
Although feed costs have come down from the record levels that resulted from the 2012 drought, they remain well above levels prior to 2012
Oct. 9 2017
World Dairy Expo featured so many opportunities to capture the minds and imaginations of dairy enthusiasts from across the country.
Oct. 2 2017
It’s no secret that fluid milk consumption has been on the decline while milk imposters crowd the dairy aisle. The good news, though, is that milk is still America’s top dairy beverage pick
Oct. 2 2017
U.S. dairying is rolling along at a solid milk production clip in 2017. From January through August, output in the 23 states summarized in monthly USDA-NASS reports has been up on average
Oct. 2 2017
Risk management in the beverage milk sector has always been challenging and, quite frankly, ineffective. The reasons are threefold
Oct. 2 2017
On August 14, the Texas Department of State Health Services (Texas DSHS) issued a Brucellosis Health Alert. A female patient had been diagnosed with brucellosis and hospitalized
Oct. 2 2017
For the first time at World Dairy Expo, there will be a back-up judge who would be willing to step up and place a breed show should a lead official not be capable of fulfilling his or her duties
Sept. 25 2017
This creative couple not only developed the World Classic Sale into a signature event on Friday night of World Dairy Expo, Tom and Sandy Morris grew it into one of the world’s highest averaging Holstein...
Sept. 25 2017
Profitability can be sliced and diced in a variety of ways to analyze how well a business is doing, what is being done well, or where there are challenges. A financial analysis system called “
Sept. 25 2017
“Age at calving and herd replacement rates are the largest factors influencing heifer costs,” shared Jud Heinrichs, Penn State extension specialist. “This affects the numbers of heifers...
Sept. 25 2017
In addition to butter and whole milk, sour cream, ice cream, and cottage cheese have benefited from new research and revitalized consumer demand.
Sept. 25 2017
Interestingly, a doctor of human medicine, not a veterinarian, was the keynote speaker to kick off the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) annual conference
Sept. 18 2017
After its launch in 1990, the Cattle Connection not only became standard for marketing purebred dairy cattle, it also became very effective for marketing semen and embryos
Sept. 18 2017
For dairy producers in the northern United States, corn chopping season is nearing or has already arrived, and along with it, the difficult task of getting it cut at just the right dry matter
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