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Browse our wealth of news and information for advice and tips on topics ranging from reproduction to nutrition.


Take a long-term approach to reproductive management

As we look at reproductive management and its impact on overall success of a dairy operation, it is clearly a critical component. But the full impact of management successes or failures often won’t be seen in the short-term. Managing for reproductive efficiency requires patience and a long-term mindset.


Labor/Human Resources: A new year … more of the same?

During the first week of January, we hear a lot of about how to make effective New Year’s resolutions. Then, during the first week of February, we hear about how most people have already given up on them. Yeah, I’m guilty. I start out with good intentions, but then life gets in the way and all of the other “important stuff” fills up my schedule. Sound familiar?


How do I select an ag attorney?

Editor’s note: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet is an ag law specialist with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, and writes a new Legal column for Dairy Herd Management. Contact her via e-mail:


People frequently ask my advice on how to select an agricultural law attorney.  Having been in private practice for four years, I understand the importance of finding the right attorney for your legal issue.


Dairy Partner/ El Compañero Newsletter available

The January/February Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter is now available online. Written in both English and Spanish, the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows, farm safety, and personal health to individuals who work on farms.


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