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How to deal with whiners

We all have different trigger points when the hair on the back of our neck rises and we have the strong desire to flee the room. FULL STORY »

Quantifying nutrition’s influence on reproduction

A dairy cow’s nutrition program has a profound effect on reproductive success. Although poor heat detection, insemination practices, diseases, toxins and other management-related problems can cause declines in reproductive performance, an inadequate ration with nutritional deficiencies and imbalances can be just as detrimental. FULL STORY »

Monitor what heat stress may be doing to milk

This has been a hot summer in many parts of the U.S. In addition to monitoring impact of heat stress on dry matter intake and milk production, it’s important to monitor milk composition, points out Maurice Eastridge, professor and extension dairy specialist at Ohio State University. FULL STORY »

Freeze syringe guns to retard pathogens

At a holstein feedlot in Atkinson, Neb., Kip Lukasiewicz encourages employees to keep syringe guns in the freezer in the treatment barn to help retard the growth of pathogens and molds between uses. FULL STORY »

Connect with consumers

Consumers are hungry for information about where their food comes from, since most consumers are three or four generations removed from the farm. FULL STORY »

Commentary: Risky business or manageable business risk?

Are you a risk taker or risk-averse? Well, if you’re a farmer, you must be a risk taker. After all, who else would try to run a business in the face of roller coaster markets, fluctuating government policies, unpredictable weather and challenging, if not deadly, working conditions? FULL STORY »

Block cheese drops slightly to $2.1325

For the first time in months, open interest soared on a big price-declining day and it appeared that after having been quiet, producers came in selling yesterday. Nearly 400 of the 1,928 Class III contracts that traded Thursday did so Wednesday night in an unusual display of activity in the deferred contracts of 2012 FULL STORY »

Back-and-forth block trade underpins Class III

Class III opened under selling pressure Wednesday morning, following heavy overnight trading that pushed prices to as much as 37 cents lower (Sept). Volume continued to grow at a steady pace into the spot market, which saw more of the same back-and-forth activity that we’ve become accustomed to. FULL STORY »

Harvest-time yield assessments dictate insurance indemnities

Farmers with corn or other crops damaged by this summer's thunderstorms or dry weather will have to wait until harvest to know whether they will qualify for crop insurance indemnity payments. FULL STORY »

Block cheese down slightly to $2.15

Class III Prices were under slight pressure early Tuesday prior to the weak gDT auction results. It was those figures mixed with aggressive block offers that made a bearish trading cocktail Tuesday. FULL STORY »

Precision feeding a win-win

It didn’t take much to get Bob Peifer involved with “precision feeding.” FULL STORY »

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