New-style calf barns spring up
The brutal winters of the Upper Midwest have motivated some producers to seek alternative housing facilities for their calves .They want an option that offers the environmental and health benefits of hutch housing FULL STORY »
Farm bill impasse: Are we really losing anything?
People have joked for decades about the need for caution when the legislature is in session. In fact, the famous phrase, “No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session,” was written 147 years ago. FULL STORY »
Do small farms really take better care of their animals?
Many people believe — rightly or wrongly — that animals receive more individualized attention and better care on smaller farms.But a growing body of research refutes that notion. FULL STORY »
10 smart things to achieve milking excellence
Pam Ruegg, veterinarian and milk-quality expert at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has outlined 10 things that dairy farms can do to achieve milking excellence. FULL STORY »
Fresh ideas at this year’s World Dairy Expo
The global dairy industry is gearing up for the world’s largest dairy-focused event, World Dairy Expo. Officials anticipate more than 65,000 producers and industry professionals gathering from more than 90 countries. FULL STORY »
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