November Milk Production Up 3.1 Percent
Milk production in the 23 major States during November totaled 14.4 billion pounds, up 3.1 percent from November 2009. October production, unrevised at 14.8 billion pounds, was up 3.3 percent from October 2009.

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Dairy Cattle Health: The Importance Of Accurate & Efficient Heat Detection
The accurate and efficient detection of heat (estrus) in dairy cattle is an important and essential component of a good reproductive management program. Failure to detect heat and errors in heat detection are the two primary causes of poor reproductive performance and low reproductive efficiency.

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Dairy Management: Winter Storm Preparation
We’ve yet to have a major winter storm hit the central plains region. But history tells us that, at one point or the other, a heavy snow or blizzard will come along this winter. Dairy producers would do well to put a contingency plan in place, according to K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk. He offers several things to think through, in anticipation of a big storm.

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Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Lauds Approval Of Milk Sanitation Regulations
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today thanked the Independent Regulatory Review Commission, or IRRC, for approving new regulations that bring Pennsylvania's antiquated regulatory standards for milk processing into step with national industry standards.

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World Dairy Expo Honors Outstanding Volunteers
Three "Friends of Expo" were recognized at a special, fiesta-themed volunteer appreciation dinner on December 9, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Nearly 200 volunteers gathered to acknowledge their contributions and celebrate a successful 2010 show.

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