Monday, June 27, 2016
Holsteins

Study after study have shown an increase in milk production when cows receive 16 hours of light, alternating with 8 hours of dark.
Calf barn

According to the USDA, a majority of herds either calve cows in individual maternity pens or in groups. Both options come with their advantages and disadvantages
sunrise over farm

As much as we all may try to define happiness, it still is more about living in the pursuit of it.
dairy freestall barn

It's crucial to look at the long-term, as well as the short-term, implications of costs that are cut now on future productivity and potential profitability.
milk

Ohio State University Extension dairy specialist Normand St-Pierre reflects on his career and current issues in the dairy industry.
alfalfa field

Have you thought about what needs to be done to successfully establish alfalfa?
milk

Some people don’t realize this, but the U.S. government has little to do with milk prices anymore. The current system is mostly based on the simple market economics of supply and demand.
contour strips on Holmes County farm

Determining who will take over the management and ownership of your farm is not an easy or simple process, but one that takes time and planning.
dairy freestall

For the country's dairy farmers, there doesn't appear to be anything "sweet" to anticipate in '16. On the contrary, slimming down production costs is essential.
snow on fence

Winter is a good time to plan ahead, get ready for new year.
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