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Aug. 3 2020
Water trough capacity can make or break how cows deal with the heat of summer, not only for milk production but also to maintain body functions
Aug. 3 2020
Sharing information and discussing concerns will stimulate the generation of ideas
Aug. 3 2020
Some farms adjust their feeding schedule in the summer and deliver feed at night, thinking that cows will eat more when it is cooler outside
Aug. 3 2020
Many value-added processes happen to farm commodities before they reach the ultimate consumer
Aug. 3 2020
Historically, monitoring kernel milklines was the gold standard for determining time of harvest for corn destined for silage
July 30 2020
Dairy cows may be the hardest-working livestock species. After a productive life making milk, most cows go on to a “second career” providing beef as culled cows
July 30 2020
Herd size often dictates how many pens of milking cows are on a farm, but if having multiple pens is an option, consider grouping cows by age
July 30 2020
The next chapter in California’s civil war over quota was written after Administrative Law Judge Timothy Aspinwall concluded, “ . . . the Petition is legally defective and should not be advanced...
July 30 2020
Stressful seasons on the farm can and do cause conflict, drama, and finger-pointing amongst employees and owners
July 27 2020
With 84% of all milk in the Upper Midwest Federal Milk Marketing Order heading to the cheese vat, it stands to reason that milk components would hold a higher value in dairy farmer milk checks
July 27 2020
Sometimes, it seems as if there isn’t enough time in a day to get everything done that a person wants to
July 27 2020
While Class III prices have surged, Class IV prices have stayed relatively consistent
July 27 2020
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report puts dairy in a strong place for the final 2020-2025 guidelines that are set to be released at the end of this year
July 27 2020
The U.S. is the world’s third largest exporter of dairy products, but the federal order system may not be giving American farmers much competitive advantage to improve the demand of those exports,...
July 23 2020
The last five years have caused Class VII to become a well-recognized term in the United States
July 23 2020
America’s largest dairy export customer is our neighbor to the south. Mexico imported nearly $1.5 billion of U.S. dairy products in 2019
July 23 2020
New research findings could be good news for dairy foods. Emerging science shows that overall diet quality counts more for positive health outcomes than just single nutrients or the quantity of calories...
July 23 2020
July has arrived in full force, and those summer temperatures have brought along heat stress. Fortunately, several strategies can help to alleviate those risks and limit their long-term effects
July 20 2020
Don’t underestimate the impact that government purchases are having on the dairy market
July 20 2020
While the coronavirus pandemic has certainly brought wide swings in dairy markets, it has brought an even wider list of questions about the future
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