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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
Aug. 12 2019
When it first debuted in the states nearly two decades ago, robotic milking came with a steep learning curve
Aug. 5 2019
In the last several decades, cow cooling, particularly in the lactating pens, has become common on many farms. When hot comes to humid and milk production drops, it’s not hard to justify heat abatement...
Aug. 5 2019
Action, not advertising, is what Generation Z (GenZ) consumers want to see from the brands they purchase
Aug. 5 2019
With Class III milk prices reaching $17.55 per hundredweight — the highest levels since January 2015 — heifer prices have begun to show a little bit of life
Aug. 5 2019
A well-designed barn for dry and transition cows can get expensive very quickly
Aug. 5 2019
From 2000 to 2018, milkfat levels in the collective U.S. bulk tank jumped from 3.68 to 3.89 percent
July 29 2019
Some people go through life collecting all kinds of observations and opinions . . . just like keeping all those tattered receipts in your wallet instead of just keeping the receipts that are truly needed
July 29 2019
Meat, chicken, fish, dairy products, or eggs . . . as it turns out, your body needs nine proteins found in these foods because those amino acids cannot be made by the body
July 29 2019
In June of 2014, Time magazine’s cover showed a picture with a title that read “Eat Butter.”
July 29 2019
“When it comes to technologies on farms, there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” shared Mississippi State’s Amanda Stone as way of introducing her presentation at the American Dairy...
July 29 2019
“If we are going endure (low prices) over the course of having tariffs, we need to come out good on the other side,” said Wisconsin dairyman Chris Pollack during a recent listening session...
July 22 2019
After a bitter public battle that even saw one side place billboard messages on major roadways in California’s Central Valley, it appears cooler heads will prevail
July 22 2019
Sometimes questions catch you off guard, and this is one that surprises me every time I hear it. “Is milk a good feed for calves?” Basic biology says, yes; milk is the feed intended for calves!
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