By Bob Hagenow
Unquestionably, this winter has been tough on everyone and many have reached their tolerance level for cold and snow. The forecast shows some hope, but March is infamous for surprises and Old Man Winter will probably make … Read more
By Dr. Al Schultz and Peter Coyne
As your dairy business grows or an employee moves on, you are tasked with hiring a quality employee. Done right, this can be a stimulating process that invigorates the entire team. But the … Read more
Working in these extremely cold temperatures is not easy. Please do your best to work safely as you care for your animals. Here are a few reminders from your Vita Plus team for dealing with harsh winter conditions on the … Read more
More than 375 dairy producers, Vita Plus consultants and industry peers came together December 11 and 12 for Vita Plus Dairy Summit 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Keep reading for links to complete event coverage, including articles, videos, photos and … Read more
What about the people you work with?
Today, dairies of all sizes depend on teams of … Read more
By Kevin Caspersen and John Brantsen
In previous Dairy Performance articles, we’ve discussed the importance of testing for and monitoring subclinical ketosis in dairy cows. We’ve often highlighted the Precision Xtra® blood meter as a simple cowside tool for … Read more
By Gary Sipiorski
Every expense on a dairy farm has an impact on the cash flow. Those that remember the 16-percent interest rates of the 1980s have bad memories of how high interest rates can derail a checkbook.
The question … Read more
Cows with subclinical ketosis or milk fever will appear completely … Read more
If you’re an avid hunter in search of big bucks or long-bearded turkeys, the … Read more