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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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
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Oct. 6 2017
Hoard's Dairyman talked with Renee Smith of My Dairy Dashboard at World Dairy Expo about this new tool that assists dairy producers by pooling all their data into one platform
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Oct. 4 2017
Last year at the International Ayrshire Show, Palmyra Berkely P Ruth-ET’s day ended with Intermediate champion
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Oct. 3 2017
They come from all across the country, but they find common ground in dairy
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Oct. 3 2017
With an average score of 47.2 points on the day, Crothers topped the contest and paced the high team
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Sept. 25 2017
“Age at calving and herd replacement rates are the largest factors influencing heifer costs,” shared Jud Heinrichs, Penn State extension specialist. “This affects the numbers of heifers...
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Sept. 18 2017
For dairy producers in the northern United States, corn chopping season is nearing or has already arrived, and along with it, the difficult task of getting it cut at just the right dry matter