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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 10 2021
Colorado Ballot Initiative 16 is one of the most ambitious ballot strategies pursued in the name of pushing animal agriculture into extinction
June 10 2021
“The reason every single cattle veterinarian and cattle producer entered the business is because they like cows,” remarked Fred Gingrich on the June 2 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream...
June 10 2021
One lesson the past year and a half taught us is that our food supply chain is fragile
June 10 2021
Back in 1998, the U.S. dairy industry, and in particular dairy farmers, created a new vision for their future. Prior to that point, “trade” was mostly a dirty word in dairy circles
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...
June 3 2021
Uncooled dry cows have lower milk production throughout their lactation, found a University of Florida study, but that’s not all
June 3 2021
Animal activists are once again using legislation in an attempt to push their agenda, and this time it’s gaining broader attention as it aims to criminalize such common and necessary livestock practices...
June 3 2021
If you take all of the livestock industry in Colorado from the farm to the consumer, we are about a $40 billion industry
June 2 2021
When the phrase nutrient management is used in agriculture, thoughts often go directly to the farm fields where crops are grown
May 31 2021
Dairy farmers use plans and protocols for many aspects of their operation to aid in animal care, business stability, employee compliance, and more
May 31 2021
When Pennsylvania dairy producer Jason Frye returned to the farm after working 20 years in the technology field, he was looking for the best way to make their 40-cow herd work in today’s economy
May 31 2021
Dry whey prices are at their highest levels since late 2014 and they are adding about $2.74 to the price of Class III milk
May 31 2021
The opportunity to build new infrastructure on a farm is always exciting but also a big undertaking!
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