Last week, we opened up the conversation about barn layouts, talking briefly about free cow traffic.
Today, we’d like to talk a little more about the concept of free cow traffic and, once again, open it up for questions and comments.
Free cow traffic – it is their choice
We admit that when we started robotic milking 2 decades ago, we, too, thought that efficient milk production…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on February 25, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments
There’s some exciting news coming out of Canada!
Progressive Dairyman – Canada
First, Progressive Dairyman introduces us to Progressive Dairyman – Canada, a new addition for readers in Canada, scheduled to be published six times in 2011. Targeted to all dairy producers and related industry professionals in Canada, it will follow a similar editorial and ad format to the Progressive Dairyman – U.S. edition.…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on January 28, 2011 at 2:47pm — No Comments
We’re excited to share news that South Dakota has become home to it’s first robotic dairy. Keloland TV recently featured Stuart Plucker’s farm in, Mechanized Milking.
Visit LelyLife.com for more!
Added by Chad Huyser on January 13, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
If 2011 is the year you want to learn more about input costs, finance, nutrition, milk quality, herd management, and milk marketing and dairy policy plans, then you’re in luck!
Hoard’s Dairyman recently announced a FREE webinar series that will cover these topics (and much more), scheduled to be held the second Monday of each month starting on January 10th.For more about the Hoard's Dairyman webinar series,… Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on January 6, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Nathan and Barbara Blesy of Springville, NY, were recently recognized with the New York Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award at the December 7, 2010, annual meeting. The award recognizes young farmers for their agricultural pursuits and leadership within the community.
For more on this exciting news, visit…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on December 14, 2010 at 10:15am — No Comments
More good news for dairy!
The Institute of Medicine released new dietary recommendations for calcium and vitamin D, taking special note of the important role of enough vitamin D and calcium in one’s diet. These recommendations, known as Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI), are used by both health professionals and policy makers to guide consumers’ dietary patterns. While the daily calcium recommendations remain similar to previous DRI values, vitamin D recommendations…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on December 8, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
Corporate agriculture. Land profiteers. Factory farms. CAFO. Uncaring. Pundits of “big agriculture” espouse the downfall of our food system while pointing to greedy corporations. After all, they’re looking to only get rich from subsidies, have no pride in the craft of agriculture, abuse animals in horrific conditions and pour chemicals on the land in an effort to make more money. Right?
WRONG! The people of modern agriculture are the same types of folks you see in Charlotte’s Web –…Continue
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