April 19 2021
Feeding cows with $5 corn and $450 soybean mealMike Hutjens, University of Illinoissponsored by Kuhn. Feed costs per pound of dry matter are rising as corn and soybean meal prices climb, squeezing fa
March 10 2021
Jim Davenport, a dairy farmer from Ancramdale, N.Y., presents “Clean cows make clean milk.”
March 8 2021
Jim Davenport, a dairy farmer from Ancramdale, N.Y., presents “Clean cows make clean milk.” According to Davenport, “The most important contact surface on the dairy is the teat and the cow attached to...
Feb. 15 2021
Anxiety and depression linked to farm stress can help explain why agriculture has one of the highest suicide rates. Learn what to look for, how to address mental health struggles in yourself and others,...
Feb. 15 2021
If you were standing next to someone who was having a heart attack, what would you do?
Jan. 21 2021
A global recession wasn’t in the plans for 2020, but then COVID-19 struck, and the pandemic swiftly shook economies around the world
Jan. 18 2021
It wasn’t the year anyone predicted in the dairy industry, but according to University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Mark Stephenson, in terms of milk price, 2020 was better than we thought
Jan. 14 2021
After riding the rocky waves of 2020, all in the dairy industry are hoping for smoother sailing in the year ahead when it comes to milk prices. But do agricultural economists see calmer waters in our future?
Jan. 13 2021
Pandemic, prices, and PPDs . . . What will 2021 offer?Mark Stephenson, Directory of Dairy Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-MadisonSponsored by Cargill Stephenson looked at the continued impact...
Dec. 24 2020
Feed is a major expense on any dairy farm, so it is critical to select ingredients for the ration that make nutritional and financial sense
Dec. 15 2020
Improved methods for comparing the economic value of feedpresented by: Bill Weiss, The Ohio State Universitysponsored by: QLFBill Weiss, a professor of dairy cattle nutrition at The Ohio State Univers
Nov. 16 2020
While dry hay once dominated alfalfa production, certain parts of the country have come to rely more on alfalfa haylage over time
Nov. 16 2020
A feed and forage outlook for the year aheadpresented by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois, and Mike Rankin, Hay & Forage Grower magazinesponsored by Kuhn Areas of drought, derecho strai
Nov. 16 2020
Mike Hutjens, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois, and Mike Rankin, managing editor of Hay and Forage Grower, present “A feed and forage outlook for the year ahead.” Areas of drought, derecho...
Nov. 12 2020
As the harvest season comes to an end, farms may find themselves with excess forage, the right amount of forage, or not enough forage to feed their herd in the year ahead
Oct. 13 2020
Mastitis management through milk culturespresented by Mike Zurakowski, D.V.M., Quality Milk Production Servicessponsored by OzoleaMike Zurakowski, D.V.M., with Cornell University’s Animal Health...
Sept. 21 2020
Calcium and the transition cow presented by Garrrett Oetzel, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
Sept. 14 2020
Gary Oetzel, D.V.M., a professor for the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, presented “Calcium and the transition cow”. Calcium is a key determinant of transition period success...
Aug. 11 2020
Feeding and management for robotic milking system success was presented by Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension