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Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction This factsheet contains practical best management practices (BMPs) to assist Ontario farmers in reducing the risk of barn fires. Barn fires are devastating events for Ontario’s farming families to deal with, and...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 1.7 To maximize milk production, it is important to maximize the Dry Matter Intake (DMI) of the cow. To...
Source: Victor Malacco, Michigan State University Extension What if you could spare labor time from milking and use this time to focus on the animals, the decision-making process, and fine-tune adjustments? The automation of many processes in farming in both crop production...
Source: Cornell University Calves need to be given a good start in life to ensure they will be viable replacements for the herd. Properly raised calves are more apt to be healthy, vigorous, and ready for first calving at the...
Source: CLAAS news release CLAAS of America and HJV Equipment recently announced that the dealership has been assigned additional territory in Ontario, Canada. HJV Equipment will be adding a new location in the Ottawa Valley region in the next year. The...
Source: Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) news release Both the immediate and long-term future of the equipment manufacturing industry will be defined by the development of a number of prominent trends, each of which are poised to have a significant...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: H. House Milking Centre Design Design your milking centre around the type and size of milking parlour you have selected (Figure 1). Planning - It is important to work closely with...
Agri Marketing magazine reports: According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in Canada during December were up 11% compared to the same month last year. For the twelve months in 2021, a total of...
Source: John Deere news release During a press conference at CES 2022, John Deere revealed a fully autonomous tractor that's ready for large-scale production. The machine combines Deere's 8R tractor, TruSet-enabled chisel plow, GPS guidance system, and new advanced technologies....
Source: Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Harold K. House, P.Eng. Introduction The housing layout or floor plan of a dairy barn is the most important document in the design process. This is where all the free-stall barn...
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