The author is an associate editor and covers animal health, dairy
housing and equipment, and nutrient management. She grew up on a dairy
farm near Plymouth, Wis., and previously served as a University of
Wisconsin agricultural extension agent. She received a master’s degree
from North Carolina State University and a bachelor’s from University of
For generations, farmers have fed calves whole milk. In fact, with the growing popularity of on-farm pasteurizers, some farms have returned to feeding milk for its nutritional benefits after utilizing...