Aug. 19 2019
It has been said that you cannot manage what you cannot measure. To many, cow comfort is not something that is easy to evaluate
Aug. 16 2019
Lindsay Ferlito, Cornell Cooperative Extension presented "Monitoring and improving cow comfort in freestalls and tie stalls" in August
July 13 2019
"Treating diarrhea in dairy calves" webinar was presented by Geof Smith, D.V.M., North Carolina State University
June 17 2019
The breeding age heifer contributes greatly to the future success of a dairy. She can also be the source of lost opportunities. Joe Dalton, University of Idaho, addressed the importance of getting young...
June 14 2019
Synchronization strategies for heifers. Heifers do not provide a return on investment until after entering the milking string
May 20 2019
Focusing on fresh cow strategies was presented by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois
May 20 2019
Fresh cows are the future of your herd. Their production will determine profitability over the next year
April 15 2019
Milking evaluation reveals costly problemspresented by Phil Durst and Stan Moore, Michigan State University Extension Milking is so routine that we sometimes fail to adequately analyze it. Usin
April 15 2019
We have been taught there are steps to follow when milking a cow. Books have been written about protocols in the parlor . . . but do they always get followed?
March 18 2019
Brian Schilling of Schilling Farms LLC, in Darlington, Wis., along with the herd’s veterinarian, BJ Jones, D.V.M., presented “This award-winning herd talks about reproductive strategies”...
March 16 2019
Brian Schilling from Schilling Dairy of Darlington, Wis., highlighted key aspects of their reproductive program, which has led to a 42 percent pregnancy rate and more Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council...
Feb. 18 2019
When it is hot outside, the future of your herd is impacted — and that is not just while the temperature is elevated
Feb. 15 2019
Heat stress during late gestation has significant negative effects on the productivity of the cow in the next lactation. Emerging evidence suggests that the developing fetus is also negatively impacted,...
Jan. 21 2019
They say that past performance is the best indicator of future results
Jan. 21 2019
The dairy situation and outlook for 2019 presented by Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dec. 17 2018
It is easy to cut feed costs, but it’s harder to cut costs without sacrificing milk production. This webinar discusses controlling expenses by selecting cost-effective ingredients, grouping cows...
Nov. 19 2018
“What’s it worth to me?” That is a common question asked when making any high-value purchase
Nov. 12 2018
The webinar, "Economics and user experiences with automatic milking" focused on surveys and Tranel’s experiences working with producers who utilize robots, and it covered economic variables that...
Oct. 13 2018
The feed supply: the quality cards we’ve been dealt presented by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois and Mike Rankin, Hay & Forage Grower magazine