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July 23 2018
Numbers recently released by USDA showed that signing up for MPP-Dairy (Margin Protection Program for Dairy) was a worthwhile effort for many dairy producers
July 23 2018
“If you want 99-plus percent of calves to live, follow the ‘big four’ at calving,” shared Lane Sollenberger with those attending the First International Conference of Calf and Heifer...
July 23 2018
For a group of dairy farmers, the Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center has been a vision for over eight years
July 23 2018
Three headlines sum up which industry is seeing early casualties in the just-launched trade war between the U.S. and its biggest customers
July 23 2018
In a mid-March omnibus bill, the Dairy Pride Act was passed through Congress instructing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action in restricting the use of the word “milk” on labeling...
July 16 2018
I know everything is political now, and there is no patience for a farm bill policy discussion
July 16 2018
By offering a safe place for students to develop and share thoughts about animal welfare within the dairy industry, the University of Guelph has taken a proactive approach to herd health
July 16 2018
A new word, nutrichondriac, has evolved to define the group of individuals who have a “preoccupation with negative details of one’s diet and a propensity to self-diagnose food intolerances...
July 16 2018
The veterinarian who started a cooperative, partners with Coca-Cola in a hit milk product, and operates perhaps the biggest agro tourism site in the U.S., sees a dairy future filled with milking robots
July 16 2018
Citing market conditions that are in a “state of flux, aggravated by challenging national dairy product markets,” National All-Jersey and its fellow proponents withdrew their proposal for a...
July 16 2018
With a growing world population, we hear time and again that we will have to feed more people with fewer farmers and less resources
July 9 2018
The number of calf barns with automated feeders is certainly on the rise. More and more farmers are going that route for their calf raising needs
July 9 2018
With both the House of Representatives and Senate passing unique versions of the 2018 Farm Bill, future dairy policy direction becomes clearer
July 9 2018
One of the most important jobs on the farm is formulating and feeding rations that optimize cows’ genetic potential to produce milk without breaking the bank
July 9 2018
It’s no surprise that just about everything that goes into making milk is expensive
July 9 2018
The world’s milk production could climb by 35 percent, predicted researchers associated with the IFCN Dairy Research Centre. South Asia, anchored by India and Pakistan, could lead the way, expanding...
July 2 2018
When it comes to animal welfare, the easiest metrics to measure are health related . . . but welfare goes beyond the body. It can also vary from animal to animal
July 2 2018
SilageSnap, a new app available this July for your mobile device, can provide dairy producers and custom operators an accurate method for checking the kernel processor roller settings during harvest
July 2 2018
On many farms, it’s well understood that the calf’s first meal is of vital importance
July 2 2018
I’m sometimes asked by dairy farmers why they no longer see the checkoff’s advertising on television like they used to
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