Modified live vaccines can be effective in building immunity in cattle, because they stimulate an immune response to a variation of disease-causing organisms. But those live organisms can be touchy and temperamental.
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.