Nov. 2 2021
On or off the farm, women make valuable contributions to agriculture
Nov. 1 2021
Cousins Delana Erbsen and Nevin Erbsen of Lanark, Ill., were the highest placing individuals at the National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management contest held in Indianapolis, Ind., in late October
Nov. 1 2021
Avoidable costs are unnecessary costs—always have been and always will be.It’s why dairy producers like you remain vigilant about identifying any part of the operation where additional (and...
Oct. 29 2021
Meet my toddler niece, Everly. Her 2-year-old self has grown up spending countless hours out and about at our family dairy farm
Oct. 28 2021
It seems everyone in the United States is having supply chain issues right now. Some have faced worse challenges than others
Oct. 27 2021
It is fun to envision what automation we may be able to integrate onto our dairy in the future
Oct. 26 2021
Working with Mother Nature offers beauty as well as the challenges
Oct. 25 2021
Sometimes it takes just one experience or one event to spark a young person’s interest in agriculture
Oct. 22 2021
Five factors of environmental enrichment can be used on a dairy to bring out cattle’s natural behavior and help them cope with stressors
Oct. 21 2021
The search for feed efficiency is a journey. When margins tighten, many dairy farmers take a magnifying glass to their herds to find cost-saving opportunities. Focusing on feed efficiency can help your...
Oct. 21 2021
These apps can help your dairy run more smoothly
Oct. 20 2021
Being a farmer is just one part of our identities
Oct. 19 2021
Cows are herd animals and often don’t like to be separated by themselves, but at the same time, crowded cattle can’t reach their full potential
Oct. 18 2021
Consumers continue to love dairy products, with 91% and 92% of folks nationwide consuming milk and cheese, according to a 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture funded report compiled by Atlantic Corporation....
Oct. 15 2021
As dairy farmers, no matter how long we have been in this career, there are always mistakes we can learn from
Oct. 14 2021
Perusing my grandparents’ 1960s farm journals tells the story of farming in a different time and details our family’s history
Oct. 12 2021
A new perspective can be one of gratitude
Oct. 11 2021
Virginia Tech’s Michael Barnes passes away after a life of supporting young people
Oct. 11 2021
Growers know how important silage inoculants are to the fermentation process. But how important is the process of creating the inoculant to the effectiveness of the inoculant?
Oct. 11 2021
The national dairy checkoff has sponsored College Aggies Online for several years, and I'm always impressed at how creative and driven the students are to learn and advocate for animal agriculture