Interpreting Your Corn Silage Analysis

Now that your corn silage has been harvested for 90 days, it is a good time to re-evaluate some of the key characteristics of...

11 Tips to Get Milking Robot Barns Through the Winter Season

Source: Lely Winter can be challenging for any livestock operation and without proper attention, it can lead to problems. Dairies with robotic milking systems are...

Dairy housing: ventilation options for free stall barns

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs This factsheet was written by Harold K. House, P.Eng., Engineer, Dairy and Beef Housing and Equipment, Clinton, OMAFRA...

Curly Calf Syndrome in Ayrshires

Source: Lactanet A new genetic abnormality has recently been identified in the Canadian Ayrshire population. The formal name of this genetic defect is Arthrogryposis Multiplex...

Supply management 2.0

Source: Dalhousie University For the first time, two Canadian universities unite to provide a strategic roadmap to support the ailing dairy sector in Canada. The...

Lely North America breaks ground on new campus

Source: Lely North America The groundbreaking ceremony took place October 22 at the company’s new location. Lely North America President Chad Huyser led the event,...

Tackling Corn Rootworm Resistance

By Adam Parker, Territory Manager at Maizex Seeds Background There have been multiple cases of confirmed Corn Rootworm (CRW) resistance to rootworm-traited corn hybrids in Ontario,...

Selecting Silage Hybrids for Your Farm, By Adam Parker from Maizex Seeds

Photo courtesy of Glenn Seeds Now that you have completed your silage harvest for this season, it is time to consider what you need to...

14 Management and nutritional tips to ensure optimal calf growth, By Marine Gauthier Lallemand...

By Marine Gauthier, Andrew Skidmore, DVM, Ph.D., and Bruno Martin, Lallemand Animal Nutrition. Pre-calving Work with your farm advisers to ensure that the transition cow...

DFO welcomes Rosa Checchia as new Chief Marketing Officer

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario DFO is pleased to welcome Rosa Checchia as our new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). “With more than 20 years experience in...
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