By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Nov 25, 2019
As is true for all mammals, the umbilical cord serves as the pathway from the dam’s bloodstream to the calf’s…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Nov 14, 2019
Evaluating a successful calf-raising program consists of monitoring both calf health and calf performance. READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Oct 02, 2019
Over the past several years, on-farm income for dairy producers has been less than ideal due to lower-than-average milk…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Sep 19, 2019
Optimizing milkfat is advantageous for both the performance of the animal and the profitability of the farm. In current…READ MORE ›
By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Aug 27, 2019
For both ethical and economic reasons, the push to reduce antibiotic use in calf-raising facilities continues to…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Jul 25, 2019
Currently, one of the biggest opportunities for increased performance on our dairy farms centers around our fresh cow…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Jul 16, 2019
It’s no secret that there have been weather-related challenges across much of the U.S. this spring. Due to conditions…READ MORE ›
By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Jun 27, 2019
It is common knowledge for some but less well-known by others that seasonality has a significant impact on the…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., May 14, 2019

Alfalfa stands across the Midwest are sometimes damaged during the winter and early spring.READ MORE ›