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Nov. 4 2019
Just like your teenager who turns 16 and gets his or her driver's license, nitrogen in soil is mobile. Nitrogen (N) is known to move readily with water, especially with N applied as fertilizer or manure
Oct. 28 2019
A sobering blow has been delivered to extreme claims about animal agriculture and the environment by the new Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP) presented at the World Food Prize this month
Oct. 28 2019
As winter is just around the corner, planning for housing of pasture animals is likely already underway
Oct. 28 2019
The University of Idaho is partnering with the Idaho Dairymen’s Association and members of allied industry to build the nation’s largest and most advanced research dairy center
Oct. 28 2019
The electronic universe is aflutter after National Public Radio, known to many radio listeners simply as NPR, published the story “Most U.S. dairy cows are descended from just 2 bulls. That’s...
Oct. 28 2019
When Vice President Mike Pence visited Wisconsin last week, his message about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was very clear
Oct. 21 2019
Cool weather and the first freeze occurred in many Northern states in the last few weeks
Oct. 21 2019
Milk and dairy foods are associated with many health benefits like reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Oct. 21 2019
Alfalfa — does this forage qualify as one of the crops that’s eligible for the $14.5 billion in direct payments from the Market Facilitation Program announced earlier this year by USDA’s...
Oct. 21 2019
Lameness can be a fairly ambiguous term on dairy farms, but we know that it is consistently one of the most prevalent interferences with healthy dairy production
Oct. 21 2019
We hear it over and over again, that fluid milk consumption is declining. This is true, but we should remember that milk remains a staple in most American households
Oct. 14 2019
The fourth edition of the National FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) will incorporate enforced corrective plans for any farms that don’t meet standards during an on-farm evaluation
Oct. 14 2019
Butter consumption is at a 50-year high. That’s because fat is back. There’s a lot of reasons for that . . . one of them is that farmers have funded 59 projects since 2002 to show the value...
Oct. 14 2019
By now you may have heard about the epidemic of African Swine Fever (ASF) wreaking havoc on pig populations all around eastern Asia
Oct. 14 2019
What separates the most successful dairy farmers from their peers? As one might guess, there are several factors
Oct. 14 2019
This year has not only been a year of contraction in cow numbers in the United States but also around the world as some of the major milk producing countries reduced cow numbers
Oct. 7 2019
“In America, the big get bigger and the small go out,” said USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue when answering a reporter’s question at a press conference during the opening day of World Dairy...
Oct. 7 2019
The National Dairy Council’s (NDC) flagship partnership with the NFL, Fuel Up to Play 60, recently kicked off its tenth year of activities with the start of the new school year
Oct. 7 2019
Speculators believe there is more upside to cheese prices in the fourth quarter of 2019, and they’re putting their money where their mouth is
Oct. 7 2019
For years, it has been a very common practice for farms to treat all cows with antibiotics at the first sign of mastitis
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