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Aug. 23 2021
Wisconsin is the epicenter of cheese. With more than 600 varieties in production and producing nearly half of all specialty cheese in the country
Aug. 23 2021
Many dairy farms have successfully tackled the question of how to find additional revenue streams when other family members want to join the business
Aug. 23 2021
As with any vendor on a dairy farm, companies and organizations that help farms install and run manure digesters have to approach the challenges and opportunities presented with a common mindset
Aug. 23 2021
Barns are built for cows, but unfortunately, sometimes birds move in, too. These feathered visitors can be a nuisance and so much more
Aug. 23 2021
In the early 20th century, tuberculosis was a scourge for cattle. However, in recent decades it’s become extremely rare, with ramifications only being felt by a handful of infected herds
Aug. 16 2021
When talking about dairy cattle rations, it would be easy to assume that net energy for lactation (NEL) refers to the energy in a diet that is used to produce milk
Aug. 16 2021
Accurately calculating the costs associated with operating a dairy farm is critical to evaluating if management practices and changes are worth their investment and helping the farm turn a profit
Aug. 16 2021
USDA’s August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report provides the first look at survey-based yield estimates for this year’s corn crop
Aug. 16 2021
For the first time in history, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation plans to force mandatory cuts in water usage originating from the mighty Colorado River
Aug. 16 2021
Picture movie-goers walking into a theater. Those people entering the theater were initially expecting to see a documentary film, but instead, an action movie begins, with surprises
Aug. 9 2021
As consumer focus becomes ever more focused on sustainability, dairy is presented with the challenge of sharing all the hard work the industry has already done in this space
Aug. 9 2021
In a Penn State Extension online article, agricultural engineer John Tyson discussed proper management of leachate
Aug. 9 2021
With the genetic evaluations on August 10, 2021, dairy producers have an improved tool to breed for more profitable and feed-efficient cows
Aug. 9 2021
In the same era that all farmers are consistently being called upon to produce more food to meet the nutritional needs of a growing world population, U.S. dairy farmers are often dealing
Aug. 9 2021
It’s the time of the year to start thinking silage again. This one is also a particularly difficult year in some parts of the country due to the weather
Aug. 2 2021
For dairy farmers, school lunch programs are an awesome opportunity to distribute a lot of fluid milk while providing children nutrients they need
Aug. 2 2021
To better understand the extent and patterns of phosphorus (P) loss from northeastern dairy farms, Miner Institute has instrumented cornfields in northern New York with edge-of-field water quality
Aug. 2 2021
The intense heat that has blanketed the country at various points this summer means people are looking for ways to cool off. Fortunately for dairy farmers, that often includes ice cream
Aug. 2 2021
Despite widespread drought in the far west, corn and soybeans appear headed for a good crop year. That’s according to USDA’s most recent Crop Progress report on July 26
Aug. 2 2021
Raising cutting height when harvesting corn for silage is sometimes recommended to improve the quality of the silage
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