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Jan. 6 2020
When it comes to positive tanker loads of milk for antibiotic residues, dairy farmers collectively reached a new threshold for quality control
Jan. 6 2020
“With 60 to 65 percent of the milk check going towards feeding/feed costs, this has a huge impact on farm profitability,” explained Leatherbrook Holsteins’ Adam Graft
Jan. 6 2020
Global skim milk powder inventories begin this year at the lowest levels since the start of 2015
Jan. 6 2020
Raw milk could be on its way to becoming a little more accessible to the general public
Jan. 6 2020
It’s true — 74 farms — just 3.16% of all dairies in the Central Federal Milk Marketing Order — produced half of all the milk shipped within that order this past October
Dec. 30 2019
At one time, the most respected group of bovine veterinarians on the continent lumped dehorning and castration together with comingled guidelines
Dec. 30 2019
The long-standing relationship of milk and school lunches has put dairy in front of children for generations
Dec. 30 2019
Being part of numerous discussions, invited talks, and articles recently centering on reviewing the 2019 growing and harvest season, and ultimately grasping the corn crop quality, a few common threads...
Dec. 30 2019
When you gather the National Football League (NFL), some of the nation’s leading nutrition and health experts, and dairy farmers, one would hardly expect dairy farmers to draw the loudest applause
Dec. 30 2019
Did that product come from a genetically modified organism (GMO)? From a consumer perspective, there isn’t always a clear answer
Dec. 23 2019
"We talk a lot about what the future might look like for our industry. We, as dairymen, have figured out that keeping cow comfort as a priority is paramount to getting cows safe in calf,” explained...
Dec. 23 2019
What does it take to establish a dairy farm? That’s the question that more and more state departments of agriculture have begun asking themselves
Dec. 23 2019
“Our image among health professionals has just skyrocketed since we put GENYOUth together,” stated Tom Gallagher
Dec. 23 2019
The “high-forage diet” has gained great momentum throughout the last decade as farms commit to growing more of their own feeds rather than purchasing them
Dec. 23 2019
Christmas is just around the corner, and for dairy producers it almost feels like it. The Class III milk price for November was announced at $20.45
Dec. 16 2019
“All our protocol lists are set up in drop boxes. Our cow mating is also downloaded into the herd program, so on timed A.I. breeding days we just print the list of cows to breed, and it has the sire...
Dec. 16 2019
Over the course of the last few decades, huge strides have been made in the realm of udder health, and specifically, in managing somatic cell counts and contagious mastitis pathogens
Dec. 16 2019
Inbreeding is a complicated process. It has gained concern over the past decade as it’s become even easier to distribute sought-after genetics into more and more populations
Dec. 16 2019
Since corn silage makes up a considerable amount of many dairy rations, interpreting its make up is one of the more critical tasks of a feeding team
Dec. 16 2019
The age at first calving has been trending downward, with many farms aiming to bring heifers into the milking herd at 22 months or even younger
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