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Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) has emerged as a valuable asset for dairy producers in their risk management toolkit since it was first introduced in 2018. In 2020, the program reached its zenith, covering 38% of U.S. milk production. Establishing...
Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Monitoring the transition dairy cow helps producers to recognize signs of trouble before it starts. The transition period is 60 days before calving and 30 days after calving. Transition cow management influences health, production, pregnancy...
Source: University of Wisconsin The United States Department of Agriculture recently released additional information about the federal order to assist with developing a baseline of critical information and limiting the spread of H5N1 in dairy cattle, as well as guidelines...
Source: Pennsylvania State University One main goal of all dairy farms is to produce high-quality, fresh, clean milk.  Many management factors go into producing this wholesome product.  A healthy, well-cared-for dairy animal is a top priority in achieving this goal....
Source: University of Georgia Extension Introduction Antibiotic therapy continues to play an important role in the control of mastitis in dairy cows. Lactational therapy is effective against Streptococcus agalactiae but less successful against infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and other causes...
Source: The Pennsylvania State University Sick days and vacation time are not easy to come by for many farmers, so staying healthy is a necessity. Developing and implementing hygienic practices can be beneficial for all involved in protecting humans from...
GEA adds proven AI solution to portfolio with CattleEye acquisition Dairy farmers can improve cow health and production through the early detection of lameness. GEA Farm Technologies acquires Northern Ireland-based agricultural software company CattleEye Ltd., adding a pioneering artificial intelligence system to its existing...
Source: Michigan State University On March 29, 2024, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in a dairy cattle herd in Montcalm County, MI. This news came on the...
Source: Nedap news release How can you get more from your data investment and positively impact your farm's bottom line? Begin by tracking and acting on the right information. Matt Lange, dairy business consultant and owner of Intagral Financial, says the...
Source: University of Kentucky By: Jeffrey Bewley, Ph.D. Maintaining a low bulk tank somatic cell count has always been a good dairy management strategy. Low somatic cell counts are associated with improved milk quality, increased shelf life and cheese yield after...