Activists at the door
At the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholder Summit last week, the alliance’s president and CEO, Kay Johnson-Smith describes the theme of the summit, which focused on animal welfare, activists and consumer perceptions. FULL STORY »
Salma Hayek: Milk part of 'perfect' breakfast
For actress Salma Hayek, there’s little that is more important than starting the day with a healthy breakfast. And to meet the nutritional needs of her family, she turns to milk – the “perfect protein.” FULL STORY »
Environment’s role in pathogen populations
Sid Thakur, MVS, PhD, with the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, outlines his research into pathogen populations, and antimicrobial resistance, at different livestock-production stages. FULL STORY »
Potential for biotechnology in animal health
Allison Van Eenennaam, PhD, a geneticist with the University of California – Davis, discusses potential applications of genomics, gene editing and recombinant vaccines for protecting animal health and performance. FULL STORY »
Farmland values: Boom or bubble?
Low interest rates and record income per acre have driven farmland values much higher over the last decade. The increase has led to concerns of a repeat of the farm crisis of the 1980s. FULL STORY »
Peterson brothers: Farmers don’t get snow days
The Peterson Farm Brothers shot to fame last year with their farmer-inspired parodies, “I’m Farming and I Grow it” and “Farmer Style.” Now, with the second installment of their “Life of a Farmer” series, the brothers are showing fans that farmers work hard to feed the country and world. FULL STORY »
Wisconsin dairy farmer releases "undercover" video footage
In a twist to undercover videos often released by animal activists, one Wisconsin dairy farmer and blogger has released her own “undercover” video, showing what life on a dairy farm is really like. FULL STORY »
In trying to lure dairies, only one state brought a governor
“We’ve got lower feed costs than California, higher milk prices — on average, about $3 a hundredweight, sometimes as much as $4 a hundredweight better,” that particular governor told Dairy Herd Management. FULL STORY »
World Ag Expo: Welcome to "Disneyland for farmers"
Dairy Herd Management Editor Tom Quaife looks at the 2013 World Ag Expo, which has been called by one visitor a "Disneyland for farmers." FULL STORY »
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- Food waste-to-energy converter introduced at UC Davis