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June 28 2021
U.S. dairy’s value as a global solution has never been more apparent than it has been this year, with exports reaching records and domestic consumption also at historically high levels
June 28 2021
During the Four State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference, University of Illinois dairy extension specialist Derek Nolan shared a tool that can be used to measure the impact of heat stress on a dairy...
June 28 2021
Combating udder infection is one of the most important tasks a dairy farm can undertake to keep cows healthy, comfortable, and productive
June 28 2021
The natural instinct of a dairy farmer is to prioritize the cows. Commonly, cows are the first to eat, first to receive fresh bedding, and even the first to get a pedicure in the form of a hoof trim
June 28 2021
It would be easy to blame the recent price weakness on very strong milk supply. U.S. milk production in May was up 4.6% from last year
June 21 2021
When consumers spend $1 on dairy products, dairy farmers receive 30 cents of that dollar. That’s according to the latest research by USDA’s Economic Research Service
June 21 2021
Automated monitoring in the dairy industry seems to have advanced nearly as quickly and completely over the last few decades as the smartphones in our pockets
June 21 2021
We’ve all seen it: An image of a dairy cow and calf, standing together in a pasture, on the label of a gallon of milk or another dairy product
June 21 2021
Did you know food service accounts for more than 60% of Wisconsin cheese consumption?
June 21 2021
I have noticed lately in a few conversations with clients that we have wondered whether an ingredient we were discussing was $250 per ton or $350 per ton
June 14 2021
The math of profits is straightforward . . . profits equal total revenues minus total costs. Of course, there are many layers that lie behind this simple formula. The first layer being that
June 14 2021
Dumped milk was just one clear picture of the food supply chain failures that occurred last spring as the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic rocked product demand and altered production lines
June 14 2021
The growing season for many started with a bang. Near ideal soil conditions and limited rain events have made for streamlined planting in many regions
June 14 2021
During the Four State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference, University of Illinois’ Phil Cardosa addressed heat stress and the role nutrition can play in keeping cows productive during hot...
June 14 2021
State milk prices may finally be returning to normal following wild fluctuations due to the health pandemic
June 7 2021
During the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, Taylor Yohe discussed the balance between weaning calves and maintaining rumen pH levels
June 7 2021
A common misconception is that calves don’t experience heat stress. They are more tolerant of heat than other age groups of cattle but can still experience heat stress losses from in utero
June 7 2021
Like all strategies animal activists use to promote their cause, the hot-button issue of Colorado Ballot Initiative 16 is designed to pull at consumers’ emotions more than it relies on science-based...
June 7 2021
From my standpoint, this is the most onerous initiative that has ever come to light. When it comes to livestock agriculture, it is going for the jugular
June 7 2021
During the last couple of weeks, growing conditions have been getting drier than preferred for forages. Looking to the U.S. drought monitor, a great proportion of the western part of the country is extreme...
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