New website offers farm safety resources
A new farm-related educational resource has been added to a national website that offers everyone from beginning farmers to veteran growers answers to hundreds of farm-related safety and health questions, in an easy-to-navigate format. FULL STORY »
What’s ahead for the U.S. dairy industry?
Where is the U.S. dairy industry headed in the near-term future? University of Missouri economist Scott Brown shared his thoughts on the future at the recent 2012 Southern Dairy Conference. FULL STORY »
Are you ready for the cameras?
New York dairy farms have been able to mitigate media coverage related to undercover videos taken by animal-rights activists as a result of their sincere and open-door responses. Find out how they did it. FULL STORY »
Breeding heifers by size can impact profit potential
Accelerated growth programs are producing growthier heifers at a younger age. But if those heifers are not bred in a timely fashion, the investment in accelerated growth can be lost. FULL STORY »
When a fire destroyed the calf barn at Hanke Farms four years ago, they did not hesitate to rebuild and install the same positive-pressure ventilation system in the new calf barn. FULL STORY »
Baby it’s getting hot outside!
Don’t forget to monitor calf health and growth this summer. As temperatures start to climb and cause you to perspire – don’t forget that calves are also feeling the heat. FULL STORY »