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Dec. 2 2021
The pregnancy rate of the herd might be the best indicator to describe the effectiveness of the reproductive program at a dairy farm
Nov. 29 2021
“Dairy has gone from garnish to hero at places such as Taco Bell due to our collaborative partnerships,” explained Paul Ziemnisky during the Dairy Management Inc. (DMI)
Nov. 29 2021
As grocery store shelves continue to fill with bottles, cans, and jugs of every shape, size, color, and ingredient, milk finds itself competing against more and more beverages for a spot in the fridge
Nov. 29 2021
The word automation can bring both positive and negative thoughts to people’s minds when it comes to manufacturing
Nov. 29 2021
Imagine a cheese-inspired snack food that actually is made from real cheese!Many of us love these crunchy treats that tout themselves as being “cheesy,” but they often are far from the real...
Nov. 29 2021
Sorry, in a click bait world I feel like I have to open with a title to grab reader’s attention.However, the statement is true
Nov. 24 2021
“We don’t have robot cows and nonrobot cows,” Cornell’s Paul Virkler said as way of introducing his comments during the November 17 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream. “Cows...
Nov. 24 2021
It has been a long-standing tradition for many people to enjoy a turkey dinner in some form on Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 24 2021
The nation’s signature animal care and milk quality program, which demonstrates to customers and consumers alike that dairy farmers are upholding the highest standards
Nov. 24 2021
Milk is the number one crop harvested on a dairy farm. Just like how equipment settings can affect the soil of a field and the crop harvested from it, we know that how the milking procedure
Nov. 22 2021
The following is an edited version of NMPF Chairman Randy Mooney’s remarks at the NMPF Joint Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nev., on November 16
Nov. 22 2021
One of the leading indicators of a good milking procedure is meeting the industry standard for two-minute flow rate. This metric indicates the amount of milk letdown within the first two minutes
Nov. 22 2021
Like all dairy farmers, Scott Ferry keeps an eye out for any way to become more efficient on his family’s farm. One strategy he has adopted has raised milk production 2.5 pounds per cow per day
Nov. 22 2021
“At $67 billion, dairy is the biggest category in the U.S. retail food business,” shared Paul Ziemnisky. However, in retail channels, dairy is more than products made from cow’s milk
Nov. 22 2021
With livestock feed prices on the rise, many farmers will be looking for ways to reduce input costs
Nov. 18 2021
Once calves are weaned off milk, some may believe the hardest part of raising heifers is done, but that is not the case, according to Casey Havekes
Nov. 18 2021
The bimodal letdown happens when we don’t stimulate [the cow] long enough and we don’t wait long enough for the oxytocin to arrive from the posterior pituitary after we have stimulated her...
Nov. 18 2021
Return 42 cents per cow per day with an investment of only a little time and effort
Nov. 18 2021
Panelists: Alex Peterson (NDB), Barb O'Brien (DMI), Jim Mulhurn (NMPF), and Krysta Harden (USDEC)“Exports are on track for a record year,” shared Jim Mulhern, who is the CEO and president of...
Nov. 15 2021
Imagine you’re cruising down the highway toward a perfect vacation. The only thing between you and your destination is the road.Soon, you come across a tollbooth. Being the prepared driver you
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