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Slideshow: Elm Farms' new heifer facility

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Features - Producers
Monday, 18 May 2015 11:39

The heifer facility at Elm Farms Inc. is a little over a year old. Michelle Hasheider-Burianek and her father, Norbert Hasheider, operate the third-generation dairy farm.

See more of Elm Farms' new heifer facility in the slideshow below:

 

HERd management: It will become your job

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Features - Women in Dairy
Written by Jennifer Heim   
Friday, 15 May 2015 09:44

females on farmThis time of year, like so many farmwomen, I find myself spending a lot more time alone.

 

Elm Farms' new heifer facility includes unique open, covered housing design

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Features - Producers
Written by Sherry Bunting   
Friday, 15 May 2015 09:09

michelle Hasheider-BurianekThe heifer facility at Elm Farms Inc. is a little over a year old, and Michelle Hasheider-Burianek loves it. She and her father, Norbert Hasheider, operate the third-generation dairy farm, which is home to 130 registered Holstein cows including seven scored Excellent in their robotic dairy setup.

 

California dairy turns manure into renewable diesel

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Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley   
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 07:05

Bruce Scott and Steve McCorkle
An 1,100-cow dairy in southern California became the first-ever operation in the world known to produce no-sulfur renewable diesel products from manure on a livestock facility in late April.

The milestone is the culmination of three years of collaboration between Scott Brothers Dairy in San Jacinto, California, and Ag Waste Solutions (AWS), a privately held company that designed the farm’s manure processing system.

 

Slideshow: The Minichs' two-location dairy

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Features - Producers
Monday, 11 May 2015 17:22

In LaPorte, Indiana, the Minichs operate a 1,000-cow dairy at two locations – a transition facility with dry cows, fresh cows and cull cows at the family farm, and another milking and breeding facility at the dairy they purchased in 2009, which is approximately 15 minutes away. Check out more of their dairy in the slideshow below.

 

Indiana dairyman found transition cow success with separate facility

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Features - Producers
Written by Kimmi Devaney   
Monday, 11 May 2015 16:42

Minich family

Luke Minich, a fourth-generation dairy farmer from LaPorte, Indiana, didn’t always plan to return to the family farm. His family sold their dairy cattle, and after graduating from Purdue University, Minich worked as a grain merchandiser and futures broker in Indianapolis.

 

CowPots: Creating a value-added product out of manure

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Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Jenna Hurty   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:31

Almost seven years ago, Progressive Dairyman told its readers about a new, biodegradable pot being produced by Freund’s Farm in East Canaan, Connecticut. They called them CowPots.

 

HERd management: Go home: Tell your story in your neighborhood too

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Features - Women in Dairy
Written by Krista Stauffer   
Friday, 01 May 2015 12:50

Right now there is a big push for farmers and ranchers to join the online conversations. We are supposed to “tell our story.” It’s blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. We are supposed to get out there and build an online community competing with Dr. Oz, Food Babe and other celebrities.

 


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