My “New Barn” is 12 years old?
A couple of weeks ago while on a farm visit a producer asked, “My new barn is now 12 years old, what things should I be looking at to update for cow comfort?” FULL STORY »
New online hub helps navigate transition cow management
Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused more than ever on helping dairy producers successfully navigate the journey through the transition period, the most critical time in a dairy cow’s life. FULL STORY »
The virtues of sand
Sand has been called the gold standard of bedding materials for dairy cows. A new podcast from Purdue Extension discusses why sand makes such an exceptional lying surface for cows. FULL STORY »
Cool dry cows to boost income potential
If cooling dry cows isn’t something you’ve ever considered, it may be an area of untapped economic potential. Here is a look at research that shows the advantages for both the cow and her calf. FULL STORY »
Podcast focuses on evaporative cooling
Have you forgotten the magic of putting water over cows' backs to keep them cool? A recent podcast takes a second look at the benefits of this cooling strategy. FULL STORY »
Participate in cow-monitoring technology survey
Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a survey to better understand dairy producer technology needs. They want to hear from you, even if you don't use cow-monitoring technologies on your farm. FULL STORY »
Recording of webinar now online
A recording of a recent transition cow housing webinar, part of the Penn State Technology Tuesdays webinar series, is available for viewing at your leisure. FULL STORY »
How does your herd's performance stack up?
According to a recent analysis of over 3,300 AgSource herds, significant improvements were seen last year in almost all areas of herd management. What can you learn from the achievements of these top-managed herds? FULL STORY »