Jan. 17 2022
Looking back at last year can help us protect agriculture from activists in the future
Jan. 14 2022
For many of us, busy days are good days. Some of us even thrive on the really hectic, busy days. I have observed, over the years, the dairy farmers who are hardcore throttle enthusiasts
Jan. 13 2022
Some of the animals we work with show off strong personalities
Jan. 5 2022
deciding when and how a dairy cow departs the farm is different on every operation
Dec. 10 2021
With fall field work behind us and cooler temperatures rolling in, we’ve been busy winterizing our dairy farm
Dec. 7 2021
It will be a long rebuilding process for farms and communities that were impacted
Nov. 24 2021
The nation’s signature animal care and milk quality program, which demonstrates to customers and consumers alike that dairy farmers are upholding the highest standards
Nov. 24 2021
There is a lot that the public may not realize about the dairy farmers behind their food products
Oct. 22 2021
Five factors of environmental enrichment can be used on a dairy to bring out cattle’s natural behavior and help them cope with stressors
Oct. 19 2021
Cows are herd animals and often don’t like to be separated by themselves, but at the same time, crowded cattle can’t reach their full potential
Oct. 18 2021
During the October Hoard’s Dairyman webinar, a listener asked if ventilation should be more of a priority in the stall beds or at the feedbunk
Oct. 15 2021
As dairy farmers, no matter how long we have been in this career, there are always mistakes we can learn from
Sept. 23 2021
Compared to our beloved dairy cows, I rarely give compliments to the other large animals — the equines — that our vet team commonly encounters in our daily travels
Sept. 15 2021
Sometimes looking at life from a different angle can totally change your perspective
Sept. 3 2021
While I was working on chores in our robot barn the other morning, I watched as the sun began to wake up, slowly transforming the sky from a star-speckled deep denim blue to a magnificent display
Sept. 3 2021
Negative images about animal care practices are a bane of the contemporary livestock industry. Undercover videos, out-of-context images, and outright manipulation of visuals are tools of anti-animal
Sept. 2 2021
Many different minds have come together to make our barn very unique, especially when it comes to cow comfort
Aug. 24 2021
This year’s Dane County Breakfast on the Farm treated visitors to a modern view of dairy farming
Aug. 20 2021
Farmers usually have to do a lot more than the average person to prepare for a vacation day away from the farm
Aug. 17 2021
Understanding how smoke affects cow health could be critical in the future of the fire-ravaged West