The author is an associate editor. She covers feeding and nutrition, youth activities and heads up the World Dairy Expo Supplement. Maggie was raised on a 150-cow dairy near Valley Center, Kansas, and graduated from Kansas State University with degrees in agricultural communications and animal sciences.
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Jan. 15 2018
Humor is one of the best ways we can share our story
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Jan. 1 2018
Researchers have known for years that food is an important part of both physical and mental health
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Dec. 26 2017
“Our assets are our livelihood on the farm, and we take that very seriously,” shared Adon Farms’ Nick Gilbert
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Dec. 26 2017
There is nothing more intimidating to me in a kitchen than a pile of dirty dishes. The larger it grows the less I want to deal with it
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Dec. 18 2017
“We were quite thankful to have protection when we had our two barn fires in 2001 and 2014,” shared Dan Natzke of Wayside Dairy in Greenleaf, Wis
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Dec. 11 2017
When it comes to consumer concern over animal welfare, it appears that people fall into three areas of thought
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Dec. 4 2017
2017 Census of Agriculture mailings are arriving this month.
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Nov. 27 2017
“What’s the reward-risk?” opened Tom Overton in his presentation on adoption of new technology at the recent Cornell Nutrition Conference
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Nov. 27 2017
Udder Milk, a New Jersey home delivery company, broke state law according to the New Jersey Department of Health. A cease and desist order
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Nov. 20 2017
Conventional thought for many years was that feeding supplemental fat and fresh cows don’t mix. Early studies showed supplemental fats often reduced feed intake in fresh cows
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Nov. 13 2017
It’s not that the rates of lactose intolerance have skyrocketed in the last decade, causing thousands of people to flock to nut beverages
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Nov. 6 2017
It has long been understood that cows are creatures of habit and, for the most part, they follow a strict time budget. Three to 5 hours are dedicated to the feedbunk, 10 to 13 are for lying down
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Oct. 30 2017
The environmental benefits of electronic feeding versus traditional tractor and wagon feed delivery has caught the attention of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
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Oct. 30 2017
Understanding consumer demands and meeting them remain a challenge
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Oct. 23 2017
Immunity is the next frontier in improving reproduction
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Oct. 16 2017
Dairy farmers have more bacteria in their nose and mouth, potentially correlated with better disease resistance
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Oct. 9 2017
In the world of dairy nutrition, there are so many contributing factors to well-made diets . . . especially when it comes to fiber
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Oct. 9 2017
World Dairy Expo featured so many opportunities to capture the minds and imaginations of dairy enthusiasts from across the country.
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Oct. 7 2017
It was the 6-year-old, Rosiers Blexy Goldwyn-ET, that claimed the Grand Champion Holstein title
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Oct. 7 2017
For those of us with birthdays during the first week of October, it’s a special treat to celebrate with all our friends at Expo