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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
July 2 2018
To say that most consumers know little about dairy farming might be generous — and rounding their average knowledge level down to zero might not be totally unfair
June 25 2018
Crave Brothers Farm in Waterloo, Wis., has grown and changed over the years
June 25 2018
Constant improvement — better genetics, more pregnancies, less disease . . . the list is endless
June 25 2018
Employee turnover rates over the last 12 months ranged from 11 percent to 44 percent for the majority of the 200 dairy farms included in the UW Cooperative Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability...
June 25 2018
Trade has been dominating the headlines
June 25 2018
It’s official — California’s dairy producers voted to approve a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) for the entire state of California
June 18 2018
I just read the information in the item “Mycoplasma outbreak hits New Zealand” in the June 11 Hoard’s Dairyman Intel
June 18 2018
After losing $1.99 per hundredweight in 2017, New Mexico dairy farms lost another $1.18 per hundredweight in 2018, according to farm financial data gathered by Frazer Certified Public Accountants and Consultants
June 18 2018
In addition to all the nutritional benefits dairy foods can offer growing children, new research has unveiled yet another positive reason to drink milk
June 18 2018
The world is filled with an almost endless variety of jobs. Not the tasks, but the professions people go into
June 18 2018
June 1 — that was USDA’s original deadline for dairy farmers to sign up for USDA’s Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage
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