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Elanco Animal Health
You probably share best practices with your friends already, everything from cow comfort to calf management. You might even talk about products like Posilac. Molly Bliss, a sales representative with Elanco Animal Health, discusses the new Posilac Referral Program and how now, you both can benefit from your recommendation. Watch video.
2012 World Dairy Expo is underway
World Dairy Expo is currently underway in Madison, Wis., and the Expo's General Manager Mark Clarke joined AgriTalk to discuss the 2012 show. Watch video.
News from WDX
Crash kills animal that competed at World Dairy Expo
10/08/2012 10:50:49 AM
The excitement of World Dairy Expo was cut short for some attendees after a distracted driver sent a trailer into the ditch on Saturday night, resulting in the death of a prize-winning animal. ... Full story.
Do’s and don’ts of dairy digesters
10/07/2011 9:10:19 AM
Eight dairy farmers gathered at World Dairy Expo on Thursday to share the real story behind dairy digesters. Each dairy farmer shared the trials and tribulations that they went through when they built a digester on their farm. ... Full story.
Wisconsin sends hay to drought-stricken Oklahoma and Texas
10/07/2011 9:09:31 AM
The first load of donated hay was delivered to a drought stricken area near Altus, Okla., late last month and a second load is slated to arrive this week. But as organizers of the Waupun Equipment Hay Drive have learned, there is more work to be done. ... Full story.
Robotic milking here to stay
10/07/2011 9:08:35 AM
The number of farms using automatic milking systems has grown substantially over the last several years. From the first on-farm installation in the Netherlands in 1992 to more than 10,000 milking units today, automatic milking is clearly a technology that is here to stay, says Doug Reinemann with the University of Wisconsin Milking Research and Instruction Lab. ... Full story.
World Forage Analysis Superbowl winners named
10/07/2011 9:07:42 AM
Nearly 400 entries from 23 states competed for top honors and more than $22,000 in cash prizes at the 28th annual World Forage Analysis Superbowl. The champion forage producers were honored on earlier this week at the Mycogen World Forage Analysis Superbowl Awards Luncheon, held at World Dairy Expo. ... Full story.
3 steps to save energy and money
10/06/2011 7:56:59 AM
The SaveEnergy tool is now available to help dairy farmers save energy and improve their bottom line. ... Full story.
Put genomic tests to work for you
10/06/2011 7:52:31 AM
The gains you can make in your herd’s genetic merit more than pay for the cost of genomic testing, especially in the absence of pedigree information, Tom Lawlor, director of research and development for Holstein Association, USA told audiences at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., yesterday. ... Full story.
U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Program names judges
10/06/2011 7:40:37 AM
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announced during World Dairy Expo yesterday that its newly launched awards program will be judged by a panel of experts from academic institutions, USDA, EPA, World Wildlife Fund, media and dairy industry leaders. ... Full story.
7 tips to handle difficult questions
10/06/2011 7:37:46 AM
Paul Rovey, a dairy farmer from Arizona knows first-hand how important telling your story to consumers is. Rovey’s dairy is surrounded by urban development in Glendale, Ariz. “We work very hard to communicate with our neighbors and tell our story,” Rovey told attendees at World Dairy Expo this week. ... Full story.
2012 World Dairy Expo is underway
10/03/2012 12:41:23 PM
World Dairy Expo is currently underway in Madison, Wis., and the Expo's General Manager Mark Clarke joined AgriTalk to discuss the 2012 show. ... Full story.
Instability in dairy industry fuels Vilsack's call for reform
10/02/2012 10:30:39 PM
Speaking to a World Dairy Expo gathering on Tuesday, Vilsack acknowledged there have been “significant price spikes and very deep depressed prices” in recent years.” And the time interval between those spikes is shortening so that producers don’t have the time to rebound from difficult years, he added. ... Full story.
World Dairy Expo offers continuing educational credits
10/02/2012 1:25:00 PM
World Dairy Expo has become well respected as the premier dairy cattle show, and also as a source for tapping into the latest research and cutting-edge technologies for the dairy industry. Many of the Expo Seminars and the Dairy Forage Seminars qualify attendees for continuing education credits ... Full story.
World Dairy Expo begins today
10/02/2012 7:03:29 AM
Officials are anticipating over 65,000 producers and industry professionals gathering from over 90 countries. ... Full story.
Preparing for big cows, big bucks at World Dairy Expo
10/01/2012 10:21:34 AM
The World Dairy Expo is coming to Madison, and set-up for the event is in full swing. The area sees a $50 million boost from the event, making the "Super Bowl" of the dairy industry a success for both dairy farmers and the state's economy. ... Full story.
Dairy industry honors leaders
9/02/2012 10:21:34 AM
Using visionary thinking and adapting new concepts quickly have helped each of the World Dairy Expo recognition honorees to be successful, says Mark Clarke, World Dairy Expo general manager. ... Full story.