Ruminant nutritionist in the Internet era
The Internet allows us to communicate in a way we could not have imagined 15 years ago. It has changed how business is conducted, and helps to bring more efficiency if used properly. FULL STORY »
5 last-minute gifts for farm clients
The gift-giving season is an excellent time to treat the farmers in your life to something special, while also showing support for agriculture at the cash register. FULL STORY »
Emphasize 'net milk income over feed costs'
Timely, accurate and detailed records are necessary to analyze a business, according to Jason Karszes, farm management specialist with PRO-DAIRY and Cornell University. Karszes addressed business analysis at the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar last March. FULL STORY »
A lesson in statistics and feedstuff variability
As a nutritionist, you use statistics every day. When you take 20 bale cores and mix them together to create the composite sample that you send in for analysis, you are doing this to reduce the variation in the results you get back. FULL STORY »
Respecting our clients
Just being smart, having all of the nutrition and management gadgets, and knowing the latest nutrition recommendations doesn't cut it with most of today's elite dairy producers. FULL STORY »
- “Ag-gag” laws in the news
- Conventional agriculture winning some, losing some in culture war
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- Monsanto opens search for 2014 "Farm Mom of the Year"
- School breakfasts celebrated from coast to coast
- California February 4a/4b prices new record highs
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