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Jan. 13 2022
People aged 85 and older are projected to more than double to 14.4 million by 2040, according to the U.S. Census
Jan. 13 2022
Futures markets continued to move higher with mounting evidence that milk output among the major dairy exporters continues to slow
Jan. 6 2022
A new year may bring new rental agreements. For farmers leasing pasture, extension educators Bill Halfman and Carolyn Ihde offered the following advice
Jan. 6 2022
Just as the rising input costs of inflation are making food production more difficult for farmers, consumers are also continuing to see rising prices as they fill their grocery carts
Jan. 6 2022
Brewers grains and distillers grains are two examples of waste products humans would need to dispose of that cows can transform into nutrient-dense milk and meat
Jan. 6 2022
On May 25, 2021, dairy products became the first commodity placed before the dispute resolution panel in the newly established U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
Dec. 30 2021
As another year comes to a close, we reflect on the events that shaped the dairy industry in 2021. Challenges remained, with high production costs, proposed regulations, and continued struggles
Dec. 30 2021
Since 2014, the European Union has been the world’s dominant supplier for skim milk powder (SMP). “However, this year, U.S. exports of SMP are expected to surpass EU shipments,”
Dec. 30 2021
Beginning in February 2022, seven pieces of machinery at the Port of Los Angeles — including a crane, machines that offload containers, and trucks — will be powered by hydrogen
Dec. 30 2021
Automatic milking systems (AMS) have taken off for the same reason many technologies do — they save labor. A repetitive task like milking is a good job for robots
Dec. 23 2021
When it comes to dairy, all involved are doing their part to ensure milk meets the highest safety standard and that antibiotic resistance is held at bay.How do we know that’s true?
Dec. 23 2021
Whether you are trying to fertilize fields, heat a home, or both, you know the bills for those products have gone through the roof this past year
Dec. 23 2021
Corn silage is a central part of rations on dairy farms and running out of the staple ingredient is a scary thought. It’s also a valuable asset that, though digestibility improves with fermentation
Dec. 23 2021
As we approach the holiday season, my children are filling out their Christmas lists and looking forward to ripping open presents from Santa to uncover new toys, clothes, books, and more
Dec. 16 2021
When considering the assets you have invested in your dairy operation, the first things that probably come to mind are your barns, buildings, equipment, and animals
Dec. 16 2021
While rising milk component levels have many contributing factors, it appears this year’s corn silage will likely help producers further optimize fat and protein in milk
Dec. 16 2021
As it turns out, a daily dose of yogurt could be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to better managing and reducing high blood pressure
Dec. 16 2021
As we brace ourselves and our farms for winter, there is one particularly vulnerable population on the dairy when it comes to cold weather.“Newborns are going to be the most susceptible animals
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