By James Gaspers, Ph.D., Oct 05, 2021
Nothing influences an outcome more than getting off to a good start — or a bad one. Second only to calving and the days…READ MORE ›
By Ernie Hansen, M.S., Sep 20, 2021
Although the LLRC-1 wean-to-finish research barn is fully filtered, the reality is that it only takes one positive case…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Sep 13, 2021
Feed costs represent 40–60% of the total cost of producing milk on dairy farms in the United States and are most…READ MORE ›
By Garrett Preedy, M.S., Aug 10, 2021
Every year, around the end of the fall harvest, cattle producers contemplate what to do with their freshly weaned…READ MORE ›
By Bruce Ziegler, Jul 28, 2021
The 2021 growing season has been quite variable in many parts of the country. As of late July, crops being grown for…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Jul 21, 2021
Strategically grouping cows on the farm can result in efficiencies and benefits. It can allow for improved cow health,…READ MORE ›
By Luke Swalla, M.S., Jul 20, 2021
While the pork industry is very good at gathering data on productivity to drive progress, vice behavior is one problem…READ MORE ›
By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Jun 28, 2021
It is well-known in the dairy industry that mycotoxins are not to be taken lightly. Mycotoxins take advantage of the…READ MORE ›
By Tyler Melroe, M.S., Jun 08, 2021
Weaning weight is an important indicator of a ranch’s output, as it can serve as a gauge of what that cow herd produced…READ MORE ›