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This year’s COP25, which launches in Madrid this week, will be the start of a crucial period for the environment. COP25 is the final COP before we enter the defining year of 2020, when many nations must submit new...
Animal welfare is increasing in importance in agricultural systems in many countries around the world.  As the 13th edition of the IDF Animal Health Report is released, Louise Winblad of Växa Sverige reflects on why information on animal welfare...
If you ever asked for a raise in your first month on the job, you may have learned the hard way that timing is everything. It’s a concept that’s well understood by those behind the Efficient Dairy Genome Project...
This year’s COP25, which launches in Madrid this week, will be the start of a crucial period for the environment. COP25 is the final COP before we enter the defining year of 2020, when many nations must submit new...
The veterinary externship is a pivotal moment in the OVC experience. In Phase 1, it’s a distant concept and seems like an imaginary future in the whirl of first year anatomy. By final exams in Phase 3, it really...
If you think sustainability is overrated, try running a business without it. In fact, it’s a key objective for scientists striving to boost feed efficiency and reduce methane emissions in dairy cattle through the Efficient Dairy Genome Project. Ultimately,...
One of the main benefits of the IDF World Dairy Summit is the opportunity it presents to bring the sector together to discuss what the future holds for dairy, and how we, as representatives of the sector can help...
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...
Though encouraging kids to express themselves sounds like a good idea, it’s often better in theory than in practice. By contrast, gene expression and genetic factors that contribute to traits of interest are integral to success for researchers on...
At this point, I’ve mentioned tirelessly that I’m a city girl, which means that I didn’t grow up seeing or handling large animals and food animals – this includes cows, horses, sheep, goat, pigs and chickens. Aside from a...