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Sept. 23 2021
In any system, calf care is done best by individuals who are patient and detail focused
Sept. 23 2021
Where do consumers buy food, home or away?Do food purchases vary by region?How much do consumers spend on dairy?
Sept. 16 2021
Through research and on-farm experience, we are unearthing more about the benefits of pair or group housing for calves
Sept. 16 2021
Success in dairy exports begins with a quality product, but that cannot be the only factor in marketing your business on a global scale
Sept. 16 2021
About 50% of dairy cows will be affected by lameness during their productive life, resulting in economic losses, poor health, and suboptimal animal welfare
Sept. 16 2021
A year and a half removed from the brunt of the stay-at-home lockdowns that ruled most of the world because of COVID-19, the global demand for cheese is reaching record highs
Sept. 9 2021
As weather conditions around the world change, farmers are tasked with producing food in ways that conserve resources and do more good than harm for the environment
Sept. 9 2021
With sales of $6.5 billion in 2020, U.S. dairy exports could net $7.3 billion by the end of the current fiscal year. What’s the feasibility of achieving that growth rate? Extremely likely
Sept. 9 2021
After posting a record 55.4 billion pounds in total sales in 2009, it’s been all downhill for the beverage milk category. Last year, fluid milk sales totaled 46.4 billion pounds
Sept. 9 2021
“Manure is extremely valuable,” said Brook Wilke, the associate director of science and agronomy at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Biological Station
Sept. 2 2021
After corn silage harvest, one huge job that has be completed promptly following chopping is covering piles and bunkers. This is a task that takes many hands and a lot of hard work
Sept. 2 2021
The combination of higher feed costs and falling milk prices induced the largest payments so far this year for USDA’s dairy insurance program
Sept. 2 2021
Most dairy producers are likely familiar with the basic function of a methane digester: processing manure into energy sources
Sept. 2 2021
When considering the acquisition of a long-term asset, a farmer is analyzing a capital investment. Dairy farms have multiple and diverse situations in which a capital investment needs to be evaluated
Aug. 26 2021
Because manure digesters thrive on energy rich manure, many dairies considering digester projects wonder about the operation and effectiveness of digesters run on farms that focus on feed efficiency
Aug. 26 2021
At Synergy Dairy in Pulaski, Wis., Heather Jauquet has a lofty goal for preweaned calves to gain 2.5 pounds per day
Aug. 26 2021
Milk markets may finally be returning to prepandemic pricing patterns as producer price differentials (PPDs) reappeared on the positive side of the ledger in July’s milk checks
Aug. 26 2021
Investing in a methane digester for your dairy is a big commitment, but one that can have a significant payoff for the environment and even the farm
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