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Now that your corn silage has been harvested for 90 days, it is a good time to re-evaluate some of the key characteristics of that silage now that it has had time to ferment. Fermentation is the process that...
Animal welfare is more than just the production and health of that animal, it also includes how the animal is able to use its natural behaviours. There are many researchers across the world who have dedicated their lives to...
Thirty-two livestock industry professionals and stakeholders took part in a daylong conversation around strategies to mitigate pain for livestock. The emphasis was on sharing and confirming current issues, identifying knowledge gaps and exploring ways to reach the desired goal...
The food we eat contributes to our overall health and a well-balanced diet will give you more of what you need. The same goes for dairy cows. So, what’s a nutritious meal for a dairy cow? Scientists have long...
Farmers go through an enormous amount of work to have healthy, highly productive livestock and high yielding and high quality crops on their farms. What can often be overlooked is the middle step where we store and prepare the...
“I help to feed the world; I make world-class products; I care about my employees.” These are all values shared among the dairy processor community I get the opportunity to work with, and they are essentially for any successful...
Source: blog by Jennifer Sirangelo, CEO, National 4-H Council Thinking about my growth and path to where I am today, I can't help but feel a sense of duty to encourage girls and young women who aspire to lead....
In the dairy industry, milk dominates our revenue stream, constituting a substantial portion of our income. We often focus on key aspects of this primary income source, including total milk production per cow, marketing strategies for milk, basis received...
What is the most important factor that will affect the quality of silage corn on your farm? Harvesting the crop at the correct moisture content based on your storage type. Where to Start: Determine the Ideal Moisture for Your Storage   What...
Raising healthy heifers is a key component to making sure that future herds are high-production. Poor growth in young calves strongly impacts subsequent milk production. As such, even during a busy calving period, calves should not be forgotten. There...