Lower milking cow feed costs
At the 2012 American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ conference in Montreal in September, Greg Bethard, PhD, spoke to bovine veterinarians about dairy economics, including ways to lower milking cow feed costs. FULL STORY »
Annual repro meeting on tap
The 2012 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting is coming up. Make plans to attend Nov. 8-9 in Sacramento, Calif. The latest in dairy reproductive technology will be showcased and discussed. FULL STORY »
Facility design workshops on tap
Registration is still available for “Designing Supplemental Positive Pressure Ventilation Systems for Calf & Heifer Barns” and "Planning Transition Cow Facilities and Remodeling Dairy Barns." Both workshops will take place in De Pere, Wis., on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2, respectively. FULL STORY »
Mastitis management series debuts
Each episode in the series will focus on a particular mastitis pathogen, including treatment and control recommendations for decreasing its risk of infection in the herd. FULL STORY »
Workshop offers help for planning and remodeling transition barns
Planning to build or remodel a barn for your transition cows? Then check out The Dairyland Initiative's “Transition Cow Facility Planning & Remodeling Dairy Barns” workshop on Nov. 1-2. FULL STORY »
NMC Award of Excellence
Applications are now being accepted for the National Mastitis Council Award of Excellence for Contribution to Mastitis Prevention and Control, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. FULL STORY »
What housing types suit your needs?
The integration of housing type and style with milking and animal handling is critical in developing an efficient dairy system plan. Learn more during an upcoming webinar from Penn State Extension. FULL STORY »
Has your decision-making process become reactive?
It's the decisions made during times of uncertainty that can have the biggest financial impact on an operation's bottom line. Use these tips to evaluate how you’re making decisions when it comes to adding or cutting a technology or product. FULL STORY »
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