Maureen Hanson

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Recent contents by Maureen Hanson

Dairy Calf Vaccine Advice

Jun 11, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
Vaccines protect dairy calves from diseases. That’s the short definition. The “long” story of vaccinating calves is that vaccine performance depends on many, highly variable factors.

fairlife: Out-of-the-Jug Thinking

May 14, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
While most milk products are struggling to maintain consumer market share in the U.S., fairlife products are winning consumer confidence and surpassing sales goals. What can the rest of the dairy industry learn?

Hutches and Heat Stress

May 10, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
Learn how to help preweaned calves in hutches remain healthy and on the grow in the summer months ahead, with tips from Penn State University Dairy Extension educators Jud Heinrichs and Colleen Jones.

Vaccines: Handle with Care

Apr 06, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
Vaccines are intended to prevent disease in cattle and can be highly effective when delivered intact. But many vaccines also are highly fragile, and can be rendered useless by cold, heat or sunlight.

Budget-friendly Calving Camera System

Feb 12, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
For less than $700, Carissa Buttjer installed a remote-access camera system on the 275-cow dairy she helps manage in eastern Iowa. She shares how building the system impacted calf mortality at the dairy.

2018 Central Plains Dairy Expo

Feb 09, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
One of the largest annual dairy educational and trade events in the Midwest will open its doors on Tuesday, March 27, when the 2018 Central Plains Dairy Expo kicks off.