Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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.
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.
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