NMPF lauded new bipartisan legislation in the Senate that would prevent dairy farms from having to generate meaningless air emissions data under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
New Zealand will roll out a nationwide program to test dairy farms for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis as the number of affected properties steadily grows, the Ministry for Primary Industries said on Friday.
Nitrogen is important for producing high-yield crops, and productive agriculture is vital to feeding billions of people worldwide. But as a newly released nitrogen assessment shows,excess nutrients can pollute air and d
New Zealand, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, will spend more than NZ$880 million ($610 million) in a bid to eradicate the mycoplasma bovis cattle disease, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.
The traditional way to manage dry cow programs is being challenged. Most dairy programs have a 60-day dry cow program with two unique rations for far-off and close-up periods. More and more producers are considering and
Clostridial diseases are incredibly frustrating to deal with on a dairy. They can occur rapidly, without warning and often in bunches. They are nearly impossible to treat and generally appear with deadly consequences—one morning a cow or calf appears to be healthy and the next day she’s gone.