Tools for Teams workshop coming up in Pa.
Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team is offering a “Tools for Teams” workshop on March 20. The workshop will highlight the use of various whole farm and data tracking tools to help teams improve success. FULL STORY »
Your guide to proper milk sampling and using the CMT
The latest installment in a University of Wisconsin udder-health series is a good refresher on proper milk-sampling techniques and using the California Mastitis Test. Consider adding it to your milker training handbook. 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 »
Best milking practices focus of upcoming Pa. workshops
Register now for one of several workshops designed to help you and your employees improve milking practices and on-farm culturing. FULL STORY »
Klebsiella subject of milk-quality video
The video is the fourth in a series of YouTube videos produced by University of Wisconsin milk-quality experts. It looks at environmental sources and transmission of Klebsiella, as well as control and treatment options. FULL STORY »
Central Plains Dairy Expo is next week
The event, scheduled for March 26-28, in Sioux Falls, S.D., includes virtual farm tours, a trade show, educational seminars and a free concert by country music star Phil Vassar. FULL STORY »
A look at compost bedded-pack systems
Four Ohio dairy farms using compost bedded-pack systems were studied by Ohio State University researchers to assess barn design and collect data on pack and manure-handling practices, as well as cow health. FULL STORY »
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