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Oct. 28 2021
When combined with cultures and flavorings, milk is transformed into a variety of tasty dairy products that can range from creamy cottage cheese to frozen ice cream
Oct. 28 2021
“It's time for the dairy industry to take action,” emphasized Gerard Cramer, D.V.M., of the University of Minnesota
Oct. 28 2021
Group housing for calves is a common topic of conversation in today’s dairy industry, but it’s not a system that is easy for all farms to implement
Oct. 25 2021
California is taking bold actions that mean more students will have access to milk and dairy foods. Governor Newsom’s recent climate package expands the state’s Farm to School program
Oct. 25 2021
No dairy farmer wants lame cows in their barn. No consumer wants to see cows struggling with lameness, either. Both of those concerns are at the center of the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding’s
Oct. 25 2021
Agronomists are scrambling to meet customer needs as requests for prepaid fertilizer have begun flooding into offices. Normally this type of activity gets rolling in December
Oct. 25 2021
Bovine leukemia virus, commonly known as BLV, lurks in dairy herds around the world. Surveys indicate an estimated 45% to 50% of cows in the U.S. are infected, and 94% of the nation’s dairy herds
Oct. 25 2021
Growing up, my family drove Chevy trucks. I still prefer Chevys over Fords, but I actually drive a Dodge Ram at the moment! Go figure
Oct. 21 2021
Dairy farmers and farm employees spend much of their time working outdoors or in well-ventilated barns, two environments that not only reduce the chances of our animals contracting a respiratory
Oct. 21 2021
The list of no-no foods has been flipped like an old vinyl record on a turn table. Those in dairy circles know butter and whole milk are back on the good food list despite controversy around thei
Oct. 21 2021
There are many options when it comes to dairy barn ventilation, and according to Nigel Cook, M.R.C.V.S., they can all operate very effectively
Oct. 21 2021
The West Coast receives top billing in any discussion of ports and dairy exports. Roughly two-thirds of all U.S. dairy exports, on a product-volume basis, leave the United States via the West Coast
Oct. 18 2021
You have probably heard the statistics that by 2017, U.S. milk production required 30% less water, 21% less land, and a 19% smaller carbon footprint than it did in 2007
Oct. 18 2021
With sign-up for the 2022 Dairy Margin Coverage Program (DMC) approaching, it is again time for producers to consider what level of future participation will be most beneficial to their operation
Oct. 18 2021
During the October Hoard’s Dairyman webinar, a listener asked if ventilation should be more of a priority in the stall beds or at the feedbunk
Oct. 18 2021
Manure will likely be unfortunately more valuable for many this year thanks to more bushels of corn passing through dairy cattle undigested
Oct. 18 2021
With unsettled supply chains induced by shipping and trucking shortfalls both domestically and internationally, dairy price forecasts have become equally unsettled
Oct. 14 2021
Nary a day goes by that the dairy farm manager is not reminded of the risks faced on the farm. Falling milk prices, rising feed costs, employee retention, employee mistakes, disability, death
Oct. 14 2021
We’ve heard a lot about what the next generation of consumers wants from their dairy products, but what about the next generation of dairy farmers that will run the farms that produce those products
Oct. 14 2021
Even though global milk production rose a collective 2.9% this past year, dairy demand kept pace with the growth
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