Wednesday, October 24, 2018

David Marrison urges farmers to deal with low commodity prices by reevaluating fixed costs, advocating for agriculture and staying informed.
Farmer milking cows

The five traditional senses of taste, smell, hearing, sight, and touch are critical in our working with dairy cattle.
corn kernels and dollar bills

You know how many dollars are flowing out of your farm's wallet, but per cow, per hundredweight, per ton or per bushel? Is the farm profitable?
Manure holding pond

The consequences of a manure spill and the degree of negative impact it has, along with the cost, all depend on how prepared you are to deal with it.
adult journal

In life, we are the sum total of our experiences. Whether they are positive or negative, they still define us and help to write “the story.”
farm workers

Each generation has its thoughts, beliefs, and ideals with respect to a number of items. What are the differences with respect to employment?
Calf feeder

Is it cheaper to raise calves using automated or individual feeding? Find out which management practices can cut the costs of raising replacement heifers.

Employee management requires a skill set that is different from the one needed to milk cows. Learn how to work with and manage employees more effectively.
dairy barn

On-farm culture is a fast, inexpensive way to diagnose the cause of mastitis in order to make the appropriate treatment or management decisions.
Jersey and Holstein

Feeding management during the dry period and with fresh cows is fundamental in reducing the risk of metabolic diseases after calving.
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