By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Dec 06, 2023
The lower critical temperature of a young dairy calf is 50°F, which means that at temperatures below this benchmark,…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Nov 01, 2023
As winter approaches in the United States, there are measures dairy producers can take to prepare for the cold days and…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Sep 27, 2023
The goal of most dairies is to efficiently raise high-quality heifers so that the heifers can enter the milking herd…READ MORE ›
By Bruce Ziegler, Jul 31, 2023
The 2023 growing season, similar to the last 2 years, is once again turning dry. As of mid-July, crops being grown for…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Jul 19, 2023
As corn silage growers near their anticipated harvest date, it’s important to walk fields to determine how the crop is…READ MORE ›
By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Jul 10, 2023
Inconsistent ingredient availability and global supply chain issues over the past few years have created difficulty in…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., May 15, 2023
With the cooler temperatures we have been having in much of the upper Midwest, fly control may seem like the last thing…READ MORE ›
By Ben Jensen, Apr 25, 2023
A total mixed ration (TMR) diet has long been used to consistently offer a high-quality mix to ruminants. It allows…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Mar 10, 2023
Incorporating soybeans and their byproducts into dairy cattle rations is a fairly common practice throughout the United…READ MORE ›