Another study shows that carbohydrate, not fat, is the culprit
Swedish health officials now recognize that when it comes to fighting obesity, a low-carb diet is the best option. FULL STORY »
Immigration reform: The next big thing after farm bill
A top official at the National Milk Producers Federation is optimistic that reform will occur. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Finally, some common sense on saturated fat
Emerging research indicates that dairy fat isn’t harmful to heart health and may, in fact, be beneficial. FULL STORY »
New livestock pavilions planned for World Dairy Expo
The two new pavilions ― one 90,000 square feet and the other 180,000 square feet ― will house a variety of animals during livestock shows. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Corporations can be socially responsible
It was obvious that DeLaval had gone to great expense bringing in experts and journalists from around the world to discuss these issues because it was the right thing to do. FULL STORY »
Design facilities for cows, not people
At last summer's Cow Longevity Conference sponsored by DeLaval, a veterinarian and professor in the farm animal health department at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands said many of the things about free-stalls are not well-suited for cows. FULL STORY »
Long live the cows!
The transition period is when a majority of cow disease events occur. If cows can get through this period OK, their chances of completing a successful lactation and then moving on to another greatly increases. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Farm machinery companies smarter about biomass!
At a recent field day hosted by New Holland, I was glad to hear that biomass is a priority for the people who design harvesting equipment. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Farm machinery keeps getting smarter!
I got to ride in a tractor and it seemed the tractor could pretty much drive itself with all of the sophisticated GPS and auto-guidance features. FULL STORY »
- Ag markets posted mixed closes Tuesday afternoon
- Grants up to $5,000 available for CASE Certification & Equipment
- Rock River Laboratory introduces Wisconsin convenience routes
- Support dairy cow health by managing forage quality
- Ag markets firmed Tuesday morning
- Agriculture now generates $88.3 billion and 413,500 jobs in Wis.