University of Wisconsin news
A University of Wisconsin-River Falls team took first place in the Dairy Management Inc. New Product Competition with an innovation that contains dairy ingredients and meets guidelines of offering a calming aspect.
After plowing through a new USDA report titled “Concentration and Competition in U.S. Agribusiness,” I asked an agronomist friend why it seemed that its writers used so much “hem-and-haw” language.
The number in the headline was practically unbelievable: “About 18,000 cattle are killed in fire at dairy farm in Texas,” reported the New York Times on April 13.
The ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoys are a critical component to the Illinois Soybean Association’s agronomic advantage. These expert individuals are literally in the trenches and in the fields, studying soils, crop growth and pests and making recommendations to growers.
Extending the growing season is one of many benefits annual forages can provide to cattle operations.
Liquidation of the U.S. cattle herd has accelerated the last couple of years due to drought conditions.
Although cattle have a pressure zone and a flight zone, the point of movement for the animal is the eye.
Waves of torrential rainfall drenched California into the new year. Snowpacks in the Sierra Nevada Mountains have swelled to more than 200% their normal size, and snowfall across the rest of the Colorado River Basin is trending above average, too.
The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance announced the 31 companies and cooperatives that have been selected to receive Dairy Business Builder grants totaling nearly $2.5 million.
U.S. consumers continue to consume more and more cheese each year. “The most substantial growth is American cheese,” said Mark Stephenson, director of dairy policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin.
Root, stalk and foliar diseases, as well as stressful environmental conditions, are among the constant threats to yield potential — and going “cleaner and greener” can provide the protection needed.
A pasture is a high-quality crop — not a place — for graziers utilizing managed intensive grazing systems.
The new year is upon us. Most of us are eager to get on with another year, armed with a list of resolutions and a to-do list that can be daunting. Planning for another year, the coming growing season, getting all our financials in order and moving forward is important.
Regenerative agriculture is focused on improving and restoring soil health rather than only utilizing sustaining practices.
Developing the supply chain is an important part of adding value to products sold by farmers to consumers. “We are working in five geographic areas located in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota for the Grassland 2.0 project,” said Sarah Lloyd.