Five spring calf-care slip-ups

New York calf and heifer management specialist Sam Leadley provides helpful reminders of calf-care details that need extra attention in the spring. FULL STORY »

Five keys to successful employee management

Tom Wall, dairy management consultant with Dairy Interactive, LLC, offers advice on dairy employee management. FULL STORY »

Advanced dairy nutrition seminar

Cornell University and the W.H. Miner Institute in New York will be hosting their biannual Advanced Dairy Nutrition and Management Shortcourse on June 2-5 at Cornell University. FULL STORY »

Lessons in autofeeding

Now that automated calf feeders have been in place on some U.S. dairies for several years, their users are able to report some of the advantages and pitfalls of the systems. Jennifer Bentley, Extension Dairy Specialist for Iowa State University, shared some important lessons from autofeeder users on a recent webinar. FULL STORY »

Calves with Sam: Early vaccination for Lepto

One team of researchers recently studied how early can heifer calves be vaccinated for Lepto and be protected. FULL STORY »

Advanced dairy nutrition seminar

Cornell University and the W.H. Miner Institute in New York will be hosting their biannual Advanced Dairy Nutrition and Management Shortcourse on June 2-5 at Cornell University. FULL STORY »

2014 Beef Feedlot Roundtable webinars are now available online

Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel attended presentations for the latest in feedlot health, nutrition, environment and economics. The Roundtables were offered in Nebraska with 6 remote links to sites in Iowa with Iowa State University Extension. FULL STORY »

Management, nutrition key to successful transition

The transition period is the most critical point in a dairy cow’s production cycle. At this time, a cow relies most heavily on her immune system to maintain health and productivity. FULL STORY »

Avoid summer heat stress on cows

Shade, airflow and water are all ways to keep your cows cool this summer. Recently an agricultural engineer at Pennsylvania State, John Tyson, discussed ways to accomplish cooling via a University Technology Tuesday webinar. His solution is simple: slow down heat gain or speed up heat loss. FULL STORY »

Zoetis launches Calf Wellness initiative

Zoetis today announced the launch of Calf Wellness, a program that emphasizes Dairy Wellness solutions for all key calf and heifer growth stages, from newborn calves through pre-fresh heifers. The program focuses on five foundations of calf and heifer management: nutrition, disease management, reproduction, genetics and labor. FULL STORY »

Calf wellness: The dairy future's most important job

When you care for calves, you care for the future of the dairy, according to Purina Animal Nutrition’s Gary Geisler. FULL STORY »

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