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This month, we’ll talk about the new alphabet of fiber: a, pe, om and ICP. Don’t worry, you haven’t wandered into an academic spelling bee. But seriously, have you recently submitted a forage sample to a laboratory?

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Yogurt-making comes natural to the van der Ploegs, who own Mid Frisian Dairy located in Clovis, New Mexico. The dairy is home to 2,000 milk cows with a small yogurt plant on the side.

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When thinking about the typical work of dairy farmers, the number 365 comes to mind – 365 days of milking cows, feeding cattle, growing crops, raising calves and heifers – the list of work to complete spans every day of the year, and year after year, with few to no stops.

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Each December, families make their way to the mall or town hall to visit Santa Claus. Wisconsin dairy producer and advocate Kelly Oudenhoven thought up a new way for kids to see Santa during the holidays.

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What is the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)?

A change to the guidelines by the FDA regarding antibiotics for food animals in feed or water took effect in January 2017.

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Maintaining gut health is essential for beef and dairy cattle production. Strategies must be developed to modulate the gut in order to optimize animal health and performance.

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