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Milk money: Improving dairy production with fermented forages

There is no doubt that corn silage, barley silage and alfalfa haylage are the major fermented forages supporting the dairy industry in Canada and the US.

What are they thinking?

Documenting trends is the closest thing in business to peering into a crystal ball.

The overlooked minerals in the modern dairy diet

Mineral needs in modern dairy diets

Farming the Future

What does the future hold for farming and the entire food supply chain?

4 tips for stopping calf scours

Fall is here, and that means calving season is starting up again for some producers. Dr.

Steve Elliott: Redefining mineral nutrition

Trace minerals are essential nutrients. Animals must receive them every day in their diet. Research shows that organic trace minerals offer benefits for animals, consumers and the environment, and the world is taking notice.

How to prepare for FSMA implementation in the U.S.

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) helps ensure food safety by focusing on preventing contamination rather than simply responding to it.

5 steps to optimize your milking routine

Working in Wisconsin, the dairy capital of the world, I see many dairies and parlors on a daily basis.

The silage slump

In “The corn conundrum,” we looked at some of the causes of the dreaded “fall slump.” Now we will look at some of the ways to prevent the