New repro webinar series
The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) announces its first educational webinar, “Five Easy Steps to Better Heifer Reproduction,” will be held May 9. It is part of a series that will feature topics from the DCRC Annual Meeting. FULL STORY »
AgSource Genetic Selection Guide accelerates herd improvement
With the availability of sexed semen, genomically proven cows and bulls, and the increased value of beef animals, producers have more choices to make in managing dairy genetics than ever before. FULL STORY »
DAIReXNET to offer two repro webinars in April
The first webinar, scheduled for Apr. 8, will focus on economic analysis tools for dairy reproduction programs. The second webinar on Apr. 22 will look at new tools for dairy reproduction programs. FULL STORY »
New website from University of Illinois Dairy Focus Lab
The website is intended to serve as a tool for communicating with the dairy industry and the community at large. It will be in English and Spanish. FULL STORY »
Do you have an attitude of excellence?
A new survey shows attention to detail was the most frequently cited management practice of top dairy herds in Kentucky. Here is a look at some of the characteristics and practices that exemplify an attitude of excellence on these farms. 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 »
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 »