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 roadmap is not only inspired by the opinions of Canadians, but it is also supported...
Source: University of Missouri Extension Joe Horner State Specialist, Agricultural Business and Policy Extension Ryan Milhollin State Specialist, Agricultural Business and Policy Extension Pasture-based dairy producers sometimes summarize their guiding philosophy simply as, “Grow all the pasture you can grow, and let the cows...
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 processors to obtain the 4(m) permit price for the buttermilk incorporated in the manufacture of...
Source: The University of British Columbia Data is at the heart of all research, and there is no shortage of data points at UBC’s Dairy Education and Research Centre (DERC). The researchers at DERC collect a wide range of data from...
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 no exception. With temperatures dropping outside, inside the barn there are a multitude of possible issues...
When a milk check arrives it’s full of valuable information, but it’s no good if you don’t know what you’re looking at. In a three part series, Sara Dorland, managing partner at Ceres, will teach you how to understand...
Source: The Mastitis Network Prior to administering an injection, make sure of the following: Consult a veterinarian about the proper use of medication. When indicated in label directions, administer medication subcutaneously. Restrain the animal properly. Avoid injecting in the rump or...
Source: GEA Milk producers benefit from a global service support network and digital platform for herd and farm management. GEA, one of the world’s leading milking and feeding specialist is driving digital change. The technology group sees the future of the...
Source: USDA news release The Organic Foods Production Act created the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) as a tool for managing the substances used in organic production over time. In general, natural substances are allowed in...
Source: Farm & Food Care Farm & Food Care is operating a lending program of FLIR (heat sensing) modules to be used as a fire prevention and awareness tool by farmers. By borrowing and using the FLIR modules it is hoped that...
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