Dec. 10 2018
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the December issue, we are making it available to readers now
Dec. 10 2018
Monthly USDA data suggests that the U.S. dairy cow herd is shrinking. That’s a good thing when it comes to supply-demand balance and the impact on milk prices
Dec. 10 2018
Low milk prices and cash flow issues were the top two concerns of agriculture lenders attending the Siouxland Agricultural Lenders Seminar in November
Dec. 3 2018
Within the last few weeks, nutritionists and dairies from southeast Minnesota, Wisconsin, and New York have shared a common discouraging observation
Dec. 3 2018
There is new oasis for drivers making the long and often lonely 420-mile trip from Las Vegas, Nev., to Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec. 3 2018
The transition period after weaning can be one of the most stressful times in a heifer’s life
Dec. 3 2018
“Nutrition is a very important part of our reproductive program,” said Tim Holmes from Holmesville Dairy near Argyle, Wis
Dec. 3 2018
If the decade of reliance on immigrant employment in agriculture is not completely eclipsed, then it is certainly waning
Nov. 26 2018
Age at first calving is the biggest factor affecting the total cost of raising heifers, and reproduction is a key factor in managing calving age
Nov. 26 2018
We hear a lot about milk or milk replacer feeding for calves, but Pennsylvania State University’s Jud Heinrichs emphasized the importance of feeding calf starter in a recent presentation
Nov. 26 2018
"Three people on our dairy handle all the breeding — Rick and Ingrid Portena and Jesse Boyd. We have alternating weekends between Rick, Ingrid, and Jesse,” said Rick Portena from Pendora Dairy...
Nov. 26 2018
It’s getting colder outside and with that change comes temperature challenges for young calves
Nov. 26 2018
During the past decade, the Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) program has allowed the dairy industry to collectively document the good work that dairy farmers across the country are doing...
Nov. 19 2018
"All cows enter the presynch program. All repeat breeders confirmed at herd check are enrolled in ovsynch,” said Steve Paider, dairy manager for Seidl’s Mountain View Dairy of Luxemburg, Wis
Nov. 19 2018
Each year’s visit to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., always seems to have at least one new technology surprise that jumps out from the rest
Nov. 19 2018
Not all types of salmonella behave the same. That was one of the main points made by Donald Sockett, D.V.M., during his presentation at the Calf Care Connection workshop hosted by the Professional Dairy...
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