Can genomics, OPU and IVF take the industry to the 'next level?'
Artificial insemination has been around for more than 75 years. Gary Hennip with Penn State Dairy Extension suggests that new technologies may soon be replacing A.I. as the primary means of dairy genetic advancement. FULL STORY »
More thoughts on the calving pen
Heather Dann with the W.H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, N.Y., discusses research-based methods for making maternity pens more comfortable and cow-friendly. FULL STORY »
IDFA: Dairy addressing sodium, sugar and fat issues
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) outlined the nutritional benefits of dairy products and highlighted the industry’s ongoing efforts to reformulate products to provide lower levels of sodium, sugars and fat where possible. FULL STORY »
Why only one of four dairy calves drinks raw milk?
Most dairy farmers have long recognized that feeding raw milk to calves is not exempt of health risks. Of the U.S. dairy farms only 25.6 percent feed raw milk to their calves. FULL STORY »
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