Sunday, September 25, 2016
SMV signs in use

Nearly everyone who has driven farm machinery on the road has a horror story about another driver that has caused a potential tragedy.
farm scene

Economics are tight in agriculture right now, especially in the dairy industry. When times are tough, it is very easy to just work harder and hope things will get better.
dairy barn waiting area

Dairy farmers and dairy support businesses you don't even know are feeling challenged right along with you, even if you feel alone.
milk poured into glass

With low milk prices, it’s important, as the saying goes, to “squeeze every penny possible out of the milk check.”

An effective vaccination program is important to minimize disease risk and maximize productivity and profitability of your farm.
Spreading manure

A question that is becoming increasingly important is: how are the nutrients contained in manure accounted for and managed as that manure is applied back to the land?
Holsteins on pasture.

The new Veterinary Feed Directive will take effect on Jan. 1, 2017, to help insure the judicious use of antimicrobials. Here's what you need to know.
Tractor spreading fertilizer

The deadline to become certified to apply fertilizer is quickly approaching.
farm scene

There is no doubt the production agriculture sector is going through a tough financial period. In particular, low crop prices and low milk prices are severely impacting row crop and dairy producers.
Holsteins

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