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Take a peek inside exemplary operations around North America in our videos and slideshows. Also, discover best practices for your farm from industry experts with our multimedia features.

The Kentucky Dairy Development Council (KDDC) Young Dairy Producers Tour was planned with diversity and progress in mind. From nutrition to ventilation, to supplies to designing and building facilities for cow comfort, Tennessee’s Ag Central Co-op and other sponsors provided hospitality and innovative insights throughout the three-day tour.

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Skip Blake was invited to Turkey to trim cows' hooves and to teach new trimming techniques. He stayed for three days. In the slideshow below are images summarizing his experience.

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Expansion was not an option forFrisian FarmsofOskaloosa, Iowa, so in order for the 80-cow dairy to continue to support both brothers, their families and their father, they needed to devise a way to produce a value-added product with the milk from the farm. Cheese seemed like a good option.

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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:

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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.

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