June 10 2024
The value of any beef animal lies in how much meat they can put on and what qualities that meat has. This remains true for dairy-beef cattle that develop meat characteristics a bit differently
June 10 2024
A growing number of calves are being hauled long distances at a young age to get to the calf raiser. On these long trips, calves typically don’t have access to milk or water
June 10 2024
Lyme disease can be difficult to diagnose and even trickier to treat. In agriculture, workers and animals are outdoors for the majority of the day, making tick bite prevention paramount
June 10 2024
Almost every dairy farmer is also an employer. That means in addition to all the work that surrounds owning and caring for cattle, dairy producers must be proficient in human resources
June 3 2024
Happy June Dairy Month! A lot of cheese surely made it onto burgers over Memorial Day weekend, and the warm summer weather will drive plenty of ice cream consumption at various celebrations in the coming...
June 3 2024
Liver abscesses are nothing new to beef packers
June 3 2024
Equipped with traits such as efficiency, health, and longevity, dairy producers now have access to more knowledge about breeding traits as they engage in the sire selection process
June 3 2024
Biosecurity may be more top-of-mind than ever in dairy herds in light of how industry practices are changing in reaction to the presence of the H5N1 virus in dairy cows
May 27 2024
The detergent system of forage analysis, which was developed by Peter Van Soest at Cornell University, involves boiling forages in neutral or acid detergents
May 27 2024
Early last Friday morning, the U.S. House Agriculture Committee approved its version of the 2024 Farm Bill
May 27 2024
Dairy farmers and dairy groups have a healthful and valuable product to promote, and thanks to those efforts, the majority of people can cite that dairy is a good source of calcium, vitamin D, and protein...
May 27 2024
Introduced in 2000, automated milking systems (AMS) have seen more presence in the dairy industry as we have become more technologically advanced
May 20 2024
With a contracted beef cattle herd, there is demand for beef from dairy-beef crosses and dairy cull cows
May 20 2024
Farmers are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than the general population, according to the National Rural Health Association
May 20 2024
Getting animals to cooperate can sometimes be tricky, and some humans can become easily frustrated. When we get impatient, our animals tend to also become impatient
May 20 2024
After two years of hearings, listening sessions, and discussions, members of Congress are now making 2024 Farm Bill proposals
May 13 2024
If I told you there’s a dietary additive available that university data supports an 11:1 return on investment for, would that get your attention?
May 13 2024
Dairy markets are known for their unpredictability, but we still rely on dairy economists to give their best forecasts as to what will come in the year ahead
May 13 2024
Now that planting is in full swing for most parts of the country, the next task farmers will be faced with is forage harvesting
May 13 2024
As beef-on-dairy breeding has ramped up in the last decade, research into the trend has helped us better understand these crossbred animals as well as exposed new questions for how native beef cattle develop,...
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