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Jo-Eng Dairy excited about next generation of polled cattle

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Features - Producers
Written by Sarah Lenkaitis   
Friday, 21 August 2015 13:15

jodi and brooklynn HollisWhile the conversation surrounding polled dairy cattle has become more prevalent in recent years, it’s a topic that’s been discussed at Jo-Eng Dairy for nearly a decade.

 

5 Things I can't do without: John Rudgers, Synergy Dairy LLC

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Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Peggy Coffeen   
Friday, 21 August 2015 12:56

John, Kitty and Charlotte RudgersExcellent reproduction at Synergy Dairy LLC is a high priority for manager John Rudgers, and he has the numbers to prove it.

 

Slideshow: Turner’s Heifer Haven

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Features - Producers
Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:34

Located in Hartville, Missouri, Turner’s Heifer Haven is a pasture-based 540-head heifer-raising facility.

 

HERd management: The ups and downs of being a farmer’s daughter

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Features - Women in Dairy
Written by Katie Dotterer-Pyle   
Thursday, 20 August 2015 09:51

females on farm

“Nothing is more constant than change.” “I want results, not excuses.” “You’re missing the fun factor [of covering trench].”

 

Turner’s Heifer Haven: Measure it, manage it, adapt

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Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Jenna Hurty   
Thursday, 20 August 2015 08:29

Denis Turner“Any contract is only as good as the two parties involved,” Denis Turner, owner of Turner’s Heifer Haven, says.

The operation, located in Hartville, Missouri, is a pasture-based 540-head heifer-raising facility. Turner has raised heifers for both confinement and grazing dairies.

 

Indiana dairy challenges consumer perceptions of dairy farming with tours

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Features - Producers
Written by Kimmi Devaney   
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 09:30

Holstein in freestalls

Consumers of all ages can get a glimpse of modern dairy farming at New Generation Dairy, located in Owensville, Indiana, where Brian and Ranell Rexing milk 1,200 Holstein cows.

 

Student interns plan to feed the world

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Features - Students
Written by Michael Cox   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 10:29

college internsFor the U.S. dairy farmer, global food security may seem irrelevant or idealistic, but as 10 college interns are discovering this summer, this issue affects everyone, especially farmers.

 

Rumination data leads to changes at T&C Louters Dairy

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Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Peggy Coffeen   
Thursday, 30 July 2015 09:13

dairy cowsTony Louters invested in rumination monitoring technology because he wanted to make sure there were no gaps in his transition and close-up cows, and along the way, he made a discovery that has changed his dry cow management practices.

 


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