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Precision Dairy: To invest, or not to invest?

Despite the high initial investment many dairy producers are incorporating new technologies into their daily farm operations and seeing great results. Other dairy producers are resistant to new technology, preferring to farm using more traditional methods. Here’s the catch: two farms could be located a quarter mile down the road from each other but the way they use technology could be the exact opposite. So what’s the difference? Why do some producers decide to invest in new technologies and others opt out?


Robotic rations

Feeding cows in robotically milked herds is not quite as easy as milking them


Cover crops are viable option for livestock supplemental feed

Producers who want to use the cover crops they planted last fall as supplemental feed for their livestock may want to may want to harvest these crops quickly before the plants get too mature and the feed quality declines, says a forage expert from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.


JDS ‘Article Collections’ now available

The Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) announced the availability of four “Article Collections” – compilations of significant papers and research developments within a particular subject area. All papers have been published in the JDS.


AABP bovine practice drug use guidelines available

The American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) has created Drug Use Guidelines for Bovine Practice to assist beef and dairy veterinarians in guiding appropriate, effective and legal drugs use on cattle operations.


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