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The 2016 Southern Dairy Conference

The 2016 Southern Dairy Conference

The 2016 Southern Dairy Conference is planned for March 8th and 9th, 2016 in Atlanta, GA.  This unique conference is hosted by universities across the south in an effort to promote the competitiveness and sustainability of the southern dairy producer.   113 more words

Dairy Cattle

Attention Hoof Trimmers! The Hoof Health Conference is Coming Soon!

By Dale Baker and Chip Hendrickson
AgroChem Hoof Care Technical Experts

Are you attending this year’s Hoof Health Conference? We are!

The conference will be held in Atlanta, GA, from February 18-20. 119 more words


3 Nov 2015 (AFR) - From iron ore to dairy: Chinese miners steel themselves for decline

(3 November 2015, AFR, p44, by Lisa Murray and Angus Grigg)

‘The steel glut is now forcing China’s steel mills to go the same way as small iron ore miners – quietly shutting up shop and looking elsewhere for their future.’ 76 more words

1.Market Observations

How to take care dairy cattle in farm?

Dairy cattle are known as dairy cows, milk cows and farm animals. These cattle produce huge quantities of milk. Dairy cattle are mainly grazing animals; they eat grass and other low-down vegetation. 224 more words

Dairy Business

From Waitomo to Whanganui

Mt Ruahepu photo courtesy – Follash – wikimedia.org

I knew I was closer to Australia than I’d been in a long time in Te Kumi, because the burger I ordered for lunch had beetroot and there were lamingtons. 133 more words

New Zealand

Bovine Beauty Queens 

My cows were beauty contestants today! Every few months a classifier from Holstein Canada compares each of my cows to the “perfect” cow.

They use a hand held computer that has all my cow information on it such as her age, her calving date, how many lactations (time between calves) she’s had and previous scores. 236 more words

A Farm Report

I hadn’t been to my friend Cedo’s farm for quite a while, so I was very interested to see how everything was going up there. She told me there are 11 new calves, and there are more on the way. 730 more words