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Whether using a tiestall, freestall, dry lot or pasture, here are some tips for cow comfort and maintaining farm facilities and equipment.

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They say experience is the best teacher, but is it? How many of you would recognize a rattlesnake if you encountered one? If experience is the best teacher, the only way you would know to leave that rascal alone would be to let it bite you, but that isn’t too wise, is it?

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For most dairies, profits found in 2020 will likely be used to pay back debt accrued in recent years. Financial advisers also suggest using profits to grow the business or make it more efficient. Since the milking system is the most heavily used equipment on the farm, it could be an area worthy of added investment.

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DeLaval President and CEO Joakim Rosengren has been with the global company for nearly two decades. He recently sat down with Progressive Dairy to share his thoughts on the advancements in milking equipment and his perspective on the industry.

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On-farm milk cooling has come a long way in the past few decades. From the early days of spring water passing through a stack of 10-gallon milk cans, getting milk cold as quickly as possible once it leaves the cow has always been a priority on the farm.

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Since auto-wrap was introduced in the late 70s, the basic setup has not changed. Some of the parts have evolved, but serve the same function as prior designs.

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World Ag Expo recently announced its top 10 new product award winners, and two dairy-related products made the list. Information about each is included in this article.

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