Source: Lactanet, Isabelle Morin, D.M.V., Cert. LAM The usual recommendations are still valid when it comes to navel disinfection in young calves. Where should you disinfect? In clean calving facilities because disinfectants are more effective when the navel is clean! When? As quickly as...
Source: BouMatic Staffing for the Life of Your Dairy  A Son Reflects on His Father’s Labor-Torn Dairying Years; Is Inspired to Change the Way Dairies are Staffed Today Using Automated Animal Management Systems  After milking cows for more than three decades, Tony Spaeth’s...
Source: The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed a Roadmap for a Sustainable Dairy System to help businesses create solutions that are both environmentally friendly and economically favorable, while delivering dairy products that consumers can feel good about. The Roadmap...
Source: Michigan State University Extension, Nick Babcock A herd health plan is a wonderful tool to help you manage your livestock all year long. It does not matter if you have a few 4-H project animals for your 4-H fair or...
By GREG HENDERSON July 8, 2021 Cargill is collaborating with beef industry partners seeking environmental benefits to dairy-beef crossbreeding, a practice known in the industry as ‘beef-on-dairy.’ The Dairy Beef Accelerator is a three-year program to advance research and support beef and...
Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) continue to gain popularity on dairy farms in the United States and around the world. Many design considerations, including ventilation, stall size and arrangement, and feeding and watering are similar whether cows are milked in...
Source: Council for Agricultural Science and Technology news release The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) has released a new paper, The Role of Agricultural Science and Technology in Climate 21 Project Implementation. It is now available for free download. This...
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: Dairy Management Inc. news release National and local checkoff organizations have launched a monthly Your Dairy Checkoff podcast to showcase how checkoff programs across the country are collaborating to build dairy sales and trust in today's changing marketplace. Each episode...
Source: BarnTalk news release               For livestock and poultry producers looking for improved remote visibility of real-time environmental barn conditions to quickly identify and address costly issues impacting animal health and/or operational inefficiencies, BarnTools introduces BarnTalk, a plug-n-play, smart-barn monitoring...
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