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Aug. 2 2021
Despite widespread drought in the far west, corn and soybeans appear headed for a good crop year. That’s according to USDA’s most recent Crop Progress report on July 26
Aug. 2 2021
Raising cutting height when harvesting corn for silage is sometimes recommended to improve the quality of the silage
July 29 2021
Even before the Biden Administration took office and the concept of agricultural carbon markets and credits gained steam, that important element was a major player in the discussions
July 29 2021
Mississippi State University’s Amelia Woolums discussed why vaccines fail during the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association’s annual meeting
July 29 2021
How does a truck gain between $7,450 and $12,150 in value during a 15-month window?It’s quite simple — the supply chain shockwaves from COVID-19
July 26 2021
When the Net Zero Initiative was announced in 2020 as a commitment for dairy production to be carbon neutral by 2050 while optimizing water usage and quality, farmers may have been asking themselves the...
July 26 2021
University of Guelph’s Trevor DeVries talked specifically about automation in the area of feed mixing and delivery during the Precision Dairy Conference
July 26 2021
At the onset of the pandemic last year, fluid milk was flying off store shelves. It turns out the uptick in sales was an aberration
July 26 2021
Sustainability on the farm begins with understanding and recording what happens in the business and how those activities contribute to the operation’s carbon footprint
July 26 2021
I routinely track the hay fundamentals at a high level to generate supply and demand balances. This, in turn, drives my alfalfa price forecast, which is an important part of the dairy ration
July 22 2021
“Could artificial insemination become illegal?” Farmers and ranchers were given a reprieve on Colorado’s ballot initiative after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the proposal did
July 22 2021
The dairy industry has been making steps toward more environmentally sustainable production well before it was a buzzword among consumers and with food marketers
July 22 2021
The buzzword of “sustainability” gets mentioned often by mainstream media and the many consumer groups aiming to tackle various societal problems
July 22 2021
At the Precision Dairy Conference, Megan Schrupp, D.V.M., a practicing veterinarian who is also involved with her family’s dairy, highlighted the four digital dairy advantages she sees on farms that...
July 19 2021
With the many immediate needs on a dairy farm, it’s easy to ignore the risk of natural disasters until a flood, blizzard, drought, or other extreme weather event becomes imminent
July 19 2021
An effective milking routine relies on multiple quality control factors working together successfully; trained employees, functioning equipment, and clean cows are the big ones we might think about
July 19 2021
Listeria monocytogenes, salmonella and E. coli are nasty bugs. They are a threat to consumers and businesses by causing foodborne illness and even death
July 19 2021
Karl Burgi, a hoof care consultant and founder of the Save Cows Network, discussed trimming fresh cows during the July Hoard’s Dairyman webinar, titled “Three keys to exceptional hoof health.”
July 19 2021
The cost of production differences has become a critical differentiator for the nation’s dairy farmers
July 15 2021
For dairy farmers interested in genetic improvement, a common question is “What do you select for?” This question was also addressed during the July 7 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream
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