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Jan. 29 2024
We communicate with people all day long. However, if we want to have influence with people and lead them, our communication must look different than what we use in other settings
Jan. 29 2024
In a few weeks, winter annual grasses or small grain grasses will accelerate their growth, and the harvest of small grain grasses for silage will begin
Jan. 29 2024
The next time you walk through the barn, try to take notice of that one “gold star” cow that just always seems to do what it’s supposed to
Jan. 25 2024
Ideally, you should only purchase as much silage inoculant as you can use in the current crop season
Jan. 25 2024
There are many tools and practices a dairy farm can lean on to ensure the herd gets what it needs from the ration
Jan. 25 2024
Currently, USDA rules for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs only allow schools to offer low-fat (skim and 1%) varieties of milk to students
Jan. 25 2024
In his opening address, president and CEO Michael Dykes shared a handful of ways we can elevate the dairy industry, and one of them was to reignite our competitive fire
Jan. 22 2024
Supply and demand are often on a teeter-totter ride; when one goes up, the other goes down. This is certainly true for our dairy markets
Jan. 22 2024
Part of running a dairy means being prepared for crises of any kind
Jan. 22 2024
Winter has now made its fierce arrival in much of the country. Along with bringing bitter cold, many crop fields are blanketed with snow that will likely stick around for a while
Jan. 22 2024
As food producers, processors, marketers, distributors, and consumers look to effectively manage their environmental footprint and social impact, the sustainability of the entire dairy industry is under...
Jan. 18 2024
For the viability of the business, it is often necessary that the owners and managers wear multiple hats
Jan. 18 2024
This is shaping up to be an exciting year for both whole and lactose-free milk, two growing segments of fluid milk consumption that are poised for further gains in grocery aisles as well as Washington,...
Jan. 18 2024
Beginning in February, Holstein Association USA will officially recognize early onset muscle weakness syndrome as a genetic condition in the breed
Jan. 18 2024
Unlike the swimmers who will be racing across the pool during the Olympics this summer, it appears U.S. milk prices are more likely to be bobbing in the water, at least through the first part of the year
Jan. 15 2024
Having a plan or strategy for your business is instrumental in achieving future success
Jan. 15 2024
It is critical to avoid delivering excess nutrients to our dairy animals that they don’t or can’t utilize
Jan. 15 2024
There is no question which ration on a dairy receives the least attention. Often overlooked is the diet for the far off dry cows
Jan. 15 2024
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS) released its latest global dairy markets and trade report in December 2023
Jan. 10 2024
Forage management and feed hygiene are back to being front and center
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