By Ben Jensen, Apr 30, 2024
Change is hard. Harder for some than others, but all of us go through some anxiety when change occurs. Livestock are…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Apr 09, 2024
The dairy industry is experiencing something that it has not experienced for several years: Dairy heifers are in short…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Jan 24, 2024
A new year brings excitement and opportunity, but as a dairy owner, it can also come with apprehension. Dairy producers…READ MORE ›
By Ben Jensen, Jan 10, 2024
Silage, and the fermentation process to make the plant into silage, is an odd piece of the farm by today’s standards.…READ MORE ›
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 ›