With varying degrees of success, different supplements – including seaweed - have been fed to cattle in an effort to reduce methane emissions. A new product developed by a Swiss firm is achieving positive results.
Dairy economics, policy, robotic milking, performance benchmarking, heifer development, genomic selection and more are on the agenda for a broad range of educational seminars at the 2018 World Dairy Expo.
Wisconsin has seen 449 dairy farms exit the business, a loss of 6% so far this year. Meanwhile, 10,000 dairy operations across the country could begin to see their Dairy Margin Coverage payments arriving in the mail.