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Peruse practical information for the dairy producer on essential topics including management, A.I. and breeding, new technology, and feed and nutrition.

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Establishing and teaching protocols for crucial farm tasks forms the foundation of training farm employees.

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We are often an industry of “should haves.” It is difficult to predict our volatile market swings, forthcoming production regulations or consumer trends.

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When reproductive technologies became available, dairy producers quickly embraced them, including artificial insemination (A.I.) and embryo transfer (ET). Today, producers remain engaged and readily utilize these technologies to create the newest, best genetics as quickly as possible to advance herd progress.

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Forage crops are an essential part of every successful dairy farm. Not only are they critical to the cattle’s health, but the forage fed to livestock can also affect an operation’s bottom line.

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When we look at farm profitability, we know that reproduction is a critical component. If cows get pregnant on time, they produce more milk, have shorter calving intervals and give birth to more replacements.

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Dairy farmers are a breed apart. There aren’t many other occupations – and lifestyles – that can compare to the experiences raising and milking cows, and producing a commodity that is closely regulated, has a long history of volatile pricing and demands excellence in animal husbandry and environmental stewardship.

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