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Plans halted for North American automatic rotary parlor installation

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Karen Lee   
Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:36

Earlier this year, Progressive Dairyman announced GEA Farm Technologies planned to install the first-ever automatic rotary parlor in North America. The 72-stall rotary parlor was to be built at Mlsna East Town Dairy in Cashton, Wisconsin, and would have been the largest robotic milking system in place worldwide.

 

Nina Teicholz rewrites the history of dietary fats

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Thursday, 13 November 2014 09:19

111314 the big fat surprise

Nina Teicholz is an independent journalist who has written for Gourmet magazine, The New Yorker, The Economist, The New York Times and The Washington Post on a variety of topics. Her book, The Big Fat Surprise, was published May 13, 2014, and revisits the decades-old idea that saturated fats are bad for your health.

 

AADF seeks youth to recruit ‘contributor-members’

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014 12:11

Whether they go on to their own dairy farms or to manage large herds for others – or to work as consultants, nutritionists, veterinarians and other allied industry careers – the ribbons and awards of those youthful days in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, each September are not what stick with the youth who found educational opportunities at the annual All-American Dairy Show over the past 51 years.

 

Merck Animal Health launches program to improve cattle well-being

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:01

Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the U.S. and Canada) today announced the launch of Creating Connections, a new program designed to help producers better understand cattle behavior and use that knowledge to employ strategies that can reduce stress, improve reproduction and foster stronger immune responses.

 

Hawk High Dairy wins weekend of free milking from Vets Plus

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Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:06

Vets Plus Inc. has awarded Hawk High Dairy in Norwalk, Wisconsin, a $500 prize toward milking services. The global animal health company selected Hawk High Dairy as the winner of a drawing held for booth visitors at World Dairy Expo in October.

 

Registration now open for the National Mastitis Council 54th Annual Meeting

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Tuesday, 11 November 2014 14:20

Registration is now open for the National Mastitis Council (NMC) 54th Annual Meeting. The meeting, which draws milk quality professionals from around the world, will be held Feb. 1-3, 2015, at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennesse.

 

Kemin breaks ground on $17M manufacturing facility in Des Moines

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Monday, 10 November 2014 13:58

On Nov. 5, Kemin Industries broke ground for a new manufacturing facility in southeast Des Moines, Iowa. The state-of-the-art facility will focus on the company’s production of encapsulated amino acids used in livestock feed to increase animal production and efficiency.

 

Dairy industry fights prostate cancer with the Movember Foundation

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Monday, 10 November 2014 12:51

Nov. 1 marked the start of the MoDairy initiative’s second year. MoDairy, in support of the Movember Foundation, committed to raising awareness for men’s health issues, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and male mental health, all through the power of the moustache.

 

Water recycling earns second California dairy a U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

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Friday, 07 November 2014 09:39

Joseph Gallo Farms conserves more than 2.9 billion gallons of water per year, earning it the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Processing and Manufacturing Sustainability and a spot in the limelight in U.S. Dairy's video series about the award.

 

The University of Illinois is offering online dairy classes

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Thursday, 06 November 2014 15:24

The University of Illinois is offering two online dairy classes in the 2015 spring semester.

 


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