Dr. Lowell Midla, Merck Animal Health dairy technical services veterinarian, provides dry cow management training in the newest DAIRY CARE365® e-learning module from Merck Animal Health. Source: Merck Animal Health news release Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside...
Source: VAS news release VAS is pleased to announce the launch of MyDC on PULSE. The new cloud-based herd management platform is designed to help simplify day-to-day tasks. MyDC on PULSE boasts efficiency and accessibility for farmer's dairy data in...
Source: University of Kentucky The transition period from the end of gestation into the milking herd is a critical point of management on a dairy.  This period consists of the three weeks before calving and the three weeks after calving. ...
Source: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Victor Malacco, Michigan State University Extension and Camila Lage The breeding program and replacement herd management can play an essential role in AMS operation efficiency and profitability. The increasing adoption of automatic milking systems (AMS) by farms worldwide is a...
Source: ATD Manure Systems Inc The Federal Government's recently announced target of a 30% reduction in fertilizer GHG emissions is a challenge that is now more clearly defined as a reduction in Nitrous Oxide, a gas 300 times more powerful...
Source: NC State University Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li and his collaborators Cesar Escalante, Luis Peña-Levano, Shaheer Burney, Grace Melo and James Salfer recently won a competitive $250,000 grant from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program. Their three-year project will study the costs and benefits of implementing automatic milking systems (AMS) and...
Source: PennState Extension Develop a Business Plan and SWOT Analysis It is important to remember that a dairy farm is a business. Development of detailed business plan and a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) of your plan and the...
OTTUMWA — John Deere announced some product production will move from Ottumwa to Mexico by the end of 2023, but simultaneously announced plans to revitalize their Ottumwa plant for the future. The company on Thursday announced that over the next...
Canada’s agriculture industry is in a good position to weather inflationary pressures and higher interest rates, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) chief economist. “We are in a unique position where record farm revenues are helping to offset the impact...
Source: Compeer Financial With historically high milk prices over the past several months, it can be easy for dairy producers to shift their focus from managing milk price risk to other farm priorities. In reality, now is the ideal time...
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