4-State Dairy Nutrition & Management Conference on tap
Mark your calendar for June 13-14 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. A variety of topics on nutrition and management are planned. FULL STORY »
What's happening in the calving pen?
The calving pen is one of the most important facilities on a dairy farm since it affects the well-being of the cow and newborn calf. Here are some things that a properly designed and managed calving pen should do. FULL STORY »
New technologies, outreach boost dairy cattle fertility
Increasing the reproductive efficiency of dairy cattle by getting the highest possible number of cows pregnant in the same period of time has always been a challenge for the industry. FULL STORY »
Use on-farm culturing to make treatment decisions
Administering antibiotics to all cases of clinical mastitis is not always necessary, and can result in unnecessary dumping of milk and economic loss. Let on-farm culturing results be your guide to better treatment decisions. FULL STORY »
Enhance repro performance with EFAs
Dairies committed to reproductive excellence know nutrition is a key driver of reproductive success. A sound nutrition program helps promote a healthy uterus during and after calving and enables cows to perform at their best. FULL STORY »
Get a good milk sample
Proper milk sampling is an overlooked, yet important contributor to the accuracy of milk test results, especially when it comes to high-producing, early-lactation cows. FULL STORY »
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