Current Progressive Dairyman digital edition
Advertisement
breadcrumbs

Barns & Equipment

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

LATEST

As your operation grows, so does your need for equipment. And with that equipment comes maintenance and repair costs.

Read more ...

Hot, hot-hot and red hot – there are some interesting trends today in used farm equipment, Greg Peterson (aka Machinery Pete) told farmers at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

Read more ...

Tier 4 Final emissions requirements have been the standard for diesel engines since the beginning of 2015, but many dairies across the country are still relying on their trusted equipment powered by diesel engines using Tier 4 Interim, Tier 3 or even earlier technology.

Read more ...

High-speed tillage

“The biggest change in everything we do today is high-speed,” said Curt Davis, director of product management at Kuhn-Krause.

Read more ...

Cow comfort and welfare are often measured by lying time, the way cows enter the stalls and duration of stall movement. In fact, cows show preference for lying on softer materials.

Read more ...

Benjamin Franklin said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Achieving any significant accomplishment is not the result of luck or chance. The winning Super Bowl team is not surprised they won. They know their reward is the result of great teamwork, good communication and, most importantly, from having a plan that was followed exactly as practiced.

Read more ...