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Since I graduated from veterinary school almost 30 years ago, there have been big shifts in the types of mastitis found on farms.

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For years, we’ve seen an emphasis on genetics for things like pounds of milk and butterfat in the dairy industry, and low birthweight, high rate of gain and marbling in the beef industry.

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Increasing ingredient costs have wreaked havoc across the dairy industry, leading to elevated ration costs not seen in many years. Feed costs per pound of dry matter (DM) are rising as much as 20% or more as corn and soybean meal prices climb, minimizing farmers’ profit margins.

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Regardless of farm size or operation type, manure (or nutrient) management is something every dairy producer must be familiar with. Not giving this area due consideration and planning can have detrimental effects.

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The past two years have seen a surge in new digester construction, predominantly for production of renewable natural gas (RNG) sold into the California vehicle fuel market.

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In recent years, dairy farmers have shown an increased ability to enhance farm revenue by installing anaerobic digesters.

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