Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced over $1 million in funding for SomaDetect Inc. and Vivid Machines Inc. through the AgriScience Program to help producers improve farm management and...
Source: Yara International news release Yara's Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama, is now focused on exploring practical approaches to managing and positively impacting soil health. The farm will focus on long-term management blocks to observe and measure how combining established...
By Judy Mae Bingman, Illinois Extension Marketing and Communications Manager Pesticides assist in managing pests. People should use precise application techniques detailed on the label so they don't endanger people, pets, livestock, plants, and the environment. Damage can occur when pesticide...
Source: Government of Alberta “Blue-green algae is actually cyanobacteria, and can produce toxins that can be dangerous,” says Shawn Elgert, agricultural water engineer with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development (AFRED). “It can cause organ damage or even death...
Source: University of Georgia Extension The modern dairy cow is similar to a factory, consuming and processing large quantities of raw materials (feedstuffs) and producing a large volume of high quality product (milk). It is essential that the flow of...

Cow Comfort

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Cow comfort is becoming an often heard phrase in today's industry trade papers. It's a means to describe relationship between the well being of the cow and the housing systems. Cow comfort improvement focuses...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by:R. Parker – Dairy Cattle Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction There are six key times during the yearly cycle when each cow should have her condition evaluated. These occur: midway through the dry...
Source: North Dakota State University Herd Health Management A good herd health program is essential to any operation Provides for healthier, better performing cattle Helps insure you are producing a safe, wholesome product Good herd health provides economic savings Decreased...
Source: National Milk Producers Federation The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today sent a letter to the Biden administration recommending specific steps to provide relief and support to dairy farmers and exporters facing supply chain...
Source: PennState Extension In 2019 the United States employed more than two million full-time workers in production agriculture with nearly 500,000 youth working on farms. Every day about 100 of these workers suffer a lost-work-time injury, and in 2019, the death...
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