Modifications to Class 4(m)

Source: Canadian Dairy Commission Effective February 1, 2021, the 4(m) milk class is updated to allow dairy processors to obtain the 4(m) permit price for...

Put ‘the Freeze’ on Cold Stress Productivity Dips

When temperatures dip, cows divert more of their energy intake to maintaining normal body temperatures. For dairy producers, the switch comes at the expense...

Keeping your dairy operation on a successful path

The year 2020 delivered government intervention in the markets and a roller coaster of milk prices, which affected the strategies and financial performance of...

Fitness for Transport

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 5.1.1 An effective herd health...

FLIR lending program

Source: Farm & Food Care Farm & Food Care is operating a lending program of FLIR (heat sensing) modules to be used as a fire prevention...

Managing dry cows to reduce mastitis in the future

Source: PennState Extension Managing the dry cow group is often not a top priority on a busy dairy farm, however it is very important for...

Livestock farm management

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Authors: Joe Armstrong, DVM, Extension educator, cattle production systems and Emily Krekelberg, Extension educator, farm safety and health Quick Facts Farm management includes skills such as:...

Groundbreaking technology could revolutionize the dairy industry

Might a new technological development of researchers from Tel Aviv University soon revolutionize the dairy products we consume? The initiators of the development believe...

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...

Intended modification to class 4(m)

Source: Canadian Dairy Commission The Canadian Dairy Commission, in consultation with industry stakeholders, is considering an update to the 4(m) milk class to allow dairy...
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