Wednesday, April 24, 2024
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Feed costs often make up about 50% of the cost of milk production, so farmers need to monitor it closely as it has a major impact on a farm's profitability.

A dairy farmer makes hundreds of decisions. Picking the right questions can and will determine your farm business outcome.

When planning dairy barn improvements, consider free stall size, bedding material, water availability, lighting, floor grooving and fan placement.

Cows that are not eating, resting, drinking, showing heat or being milking indicate an opportunity to give your cows an extra Christmas gift this season. 

This week's Dairy Excel column outlines a recently-published article on the "Current Enteric Methane Mitigation Options" for ruminant livestock.

Improving cow comfort by removing barriers affecting intake is perhaps the single greatest opportunity to promote feeding behavior and optimize DMI.

Every day was labor day on the dairy farm of Alan Guebert's youth. For Howard, the work and milking parlor conversations added up to a life he enjoyed.

As we enter silage harvest season, now is the perfect time to sit down to evaluate your current corn varieties to make a good selection for 2023.

Farm managers should assist dairy animals through transitions within the herd by reducing health risks and promoting longevity and profitability.

The Haines family, owners of Haines Farms in Stockport, Ohio, has been named as a Member of Distinction by Dairy Farmers of America.