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Who knew manure had so many uses? From energy production to bedding for stalls, there seems to be no limit for the usefulness of byproducts from dairy cow manure. Researchers at Michigan State University are developing yet another use for manure – construction material. Laurent Matuana, associate professor, and M. Charles Gould, extension educator of nutrient management, are working to develop medium density fiberboards (MDF) and wood-plastic composites (WPCs) made from the dried manure fibers from anaerobic digesters.

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There are several different diseases that can cause diarrhea and fever in cows and calves.

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Editor’s note: The following is the second of two articles by the authors discussing precision farming techniques and their application on dairies today.

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As dairy operations continue to grow and become more progressive, veterinarians have become a valuable member of the assessment team.

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Too low milk prices once again are rolling into local dairy farms.

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Although Adam George has explored other career opportunities, his plans following graduation have always been to return to his family’s 450-cow operation in Cody, Wyoming.

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