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Canadian dairy’s economic impact analyzed

The dairy industry remains a mainstay of the Canadian economy, representing one of the largest food industries in the country, according to a new study sponsored by Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC).


Calves with Sam: Don't overheat the frozen colostrum

Yesterday I was on a dairy that feeds colostrum from bottles stored in a refrigerator. They have to warm each bottle before it can be fed. As I stood at the sink in the milk house I asked the calf care person to show me how she warms colostrum. She sat a plastic container in the sink and filled it with water.


Dairy markets: Barrels roll back

Monday’s big jump in cheddar barrels sparked interest in the spot cheese markets, but the price corrected sharply yesterday, closing down 6.25¢. The volume of eight trades was the largest single-day volume going back to the last week of December 2014.


March dairy exports hit 9-month high

March U.S. dairy export volumes reached their highest level since June 2014, led by record-high shipments of nonfat dry milk/skim milk powder to Mexico, cheese to South Korea, and lactose and whey protein isolate throughout the world.


National DHIA honors Sechrist, Beane

The National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) honored some of its early leaders during the association’s annual meeting earlier this spring in Columbus, Ohio.


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