D.C. Watch: Rough ride ahead for farm bill
The House/Senate conference committee on the farm bill finally got under way last week. But in addition to the discussions about working together, there were indications that this will not be a smooth process. FULL STORY »
Parody alert: What does the farmer say?
Kansas is one of the nation’s top agricultural states, and some of its ranchers are producing pro-agriculture parodies that are rocking the nation. FULL STORY »
Calves with Sam: How long to chill colostrum in a refrigerator?
Why are we interested in chilling colostrum? We know that the time required for bacteria in colostrum to double (generation time) increases as temperature decreases. FULL STORY »
Vilsack: As conferees convene, priorities for a farm bill
While rural Americans have already waited too long for passage of a new Food, Farm and Jobs bill, this week brought a promising new development. FULL STORY »
DBA's Annual Business Conference coming next month
Dairy industry professionals from across the state will come together in Madison, Wis., for the Dairy Business Association's 14th Annual Business Conference on Dec. 3 and 4. FULL STORY »
E. coli outbreak leads to raid of Tenn. dairy farm
Raw milk from a Knox County, Tenn., dairy is at the center of an E. coli outbreak that has sent at least three children to the hospital and led to a raid of the dairy. FULL STORY »
Now for a return on your investment… or not
Ohio veterinarian Mel Wenger emphasizes the importance of fine-tuning the care of older heifers to ensure their successful entry into the milking herd. FULL STORY »
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