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Sept. 16 2021
A year and a half removed from the brunt of the stay-at-home lockdowns that ruled most of the world because of COVID-19, the global demand for cheese is reaching record highs
Sept. 16 2021
About 50% of dairy cows will be affected by lameness during their productive life, resulting in economic losses, poor health, and suboptimal animal welfare
Sept. 16 2021
Through research and on-farm experience, we are unearthing more about the benefits of pair or group housing for calves
Sept. 13 2021
The new school year is in session, and for millions of students, that means the return of nutritious breakfasts and lunches served in their cafeterias after a year and a half of mostly learning
Sept. 13 2021
The starch content of corn silage is a key driver of quality and impacts the opportunity to build a cost-effective ration to drive high milk production
Sept. 13 2021
“Manure is a valuable commodity we want to be returning back to the field,” said Claudia Wagner-Riddle during her presentation at the North America Manure Expo
Sept. 13 2021
With milk produced at highly efficient levels in this country and rising demand for milk-based products and ingredients overseas, the answer is yes. U.S. dairy farmers need the world
Sept. 13 2021
Consistent calls began rolling into our office on Thursday, September 9. Multiple dairymen from different regions of the country shared similar stories of missing payments
Sept. 9 2021
After posting a record 55.4 billion pounds in total sales in 2009, it’s been all downhill for the beverage milk category. Last year, fluid milk sales totaled 46.4 billion pounds
Sept. 9 2021
As weather conditions around the world change, farmers are tasked with producing food in ways that conserve resources and do more good than harm for the environment
Sept. 9 2021
“Manure is extremely valuable,” said Brook Wilke, the associate director of science and agronomy at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Biological Station
Sept. 9 2021
With sales of $6.5 billion in 2020, U.S. dairy exports could net $7.3 billion by the end of the current fiscal year. What’s the feasibility of achieving that growth rate? Extremely likely
Sept. 3 2021
With a general goal to produce more renewable energy, windmills and solar panels have become an increasingly common sight when driving through rural landscapes
Sept. 3 2021
On this Labor Day holiday, people may be enjoying a day off from their job to relax and celebrate the unofficial closing of summer. But for many essential workers, that’s simply not possible
Sept. 3 2021
Negative images about animal care practices are a bane of the contemporary livestock industry. Undercover videos, out-of-context images, and outright manipulation of visuals are tools of anti-animal
Sept. 3 2021
In a farm business, planning for an owner’s later years is an important aspect of a farm succession plan
Sept. 3 2021
The long awaited, and at times delayed, Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle finally had its first days in the sun in 20 years
Sept. 2 2021
Most dairy producers are likely familiar with the basic function of a methane digester: processing manure into energy sources
Sept. 2 2021
After corn silage harvest, one huge job that has be completed promptly following chopping is covering piles and bunkers. This is a task that takes many hands and a lot of hard work
Sept. 2 2021
When considering the acquisition of a long-term asset, a farmer is analyzing a capital investment. Dairy farms have multiple and diverse situations in which a capital investment needs to be evaluated
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