May 5 2022
Fresh cow pens continue to grow in popularity, especially for larger dairies, farms that are building new facilities, or those looking to improve cow health and performance
April 28 2022
Consumer expectations and farmer responses to whether cows should have pasture access may vary, and in between there is a lot to think about
April 14 2022
When we make adjustments on the farm, some are more successful than others, but we are continually learning and improving the herd
March 28 2022
U.S. milk production came in right at forecast for February, down 1% from last year. We’re often asked to interpret these reports as bullish or bearish, and this one is a tough call
Oct. 11 2021
Financial evaluations, crop yields, weather predictions . . . dairy farmers consume and evaluate countless forms of data like this every day
Sept. 30 2021
When designing a barn for voluntary milking systems or robots, one big decision is how many cows can be milked per machine
Sept. 27 2021
The triple combination of subdued milk prices, higher feed costs, and higher beef prices caused dairy farmers to send more cows to the stockyards when compared to the same time last year
Sept. 3 2020
On a 17-day journey from Napier, New Zealand, to the Port of Jingtang in Tangshan, China, a cargo ship carrying 5,867 head of cattle and 43 crew members capsized last week
Aug. 26 2019
This July, U.S. dairy farmers collectively sent 256,800 dairy cows to packing plants