Maureen Hanson

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Recent contents by Maureen Hanson

Silage Tire Alternatives

Jul 06, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
Concerns about mosquito breeding sites and disease transmission are causing environmental regulators to cast a wary eye on silage tires. What are the alternatives?

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.