Dairy Cattle News Releases
Do you know how to keep your dairy products safe to eat? Review the following tips before your next trip to the grocery store.
Pick up milk and dairy products toward the end of your shopping trip to reduce the amount of time they are out of refrigeration.
Check the "sell-by" date on all dairy products.
Store milk and other dairy products in a refrigerator set below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
A front-end loader is a versatile and valuable tool on any tractor. However, improper operation of the tractor-loader combination can be hazardous. The center of gravity rises as the loader is raised and the stability of the tractor is affected. If not used according to the guidelines stated in the operator's manual, this can result in a potential tipping hazard for the tractor.
Remember to always refer to the operator's and safety manuals for advice on proper use of your equipment. Adopt and follow the motto "low and slow" when it comes to loader use.
You know when spring is here and fieldwork has picked up, so does the potential for farm accidents.
Approximately 5% of the accidents on the farm are livestock related, 19% come from machinery and about 36% involve tractors. Agriculture has the highest death rate of any industry in the United States. Approximately 1,600 deaths and 1,600,000 injuries occur each year due to farm work accidents. Do not blame the farm machinery or structures since the human element is usually the underlying cause of a farm accident.
Cornell Universitys New Dairy Barn To Feature DeLaval Milking Equipment And Herd Management Solutions
DeLaval and Cornell University are pleased to announce a new development in their continuing partnership to bring innovative, safe and productive solutions to the dairy industry. The Ivy League School will equip its new teaching dairy barn with DeLaval milking equipment and herd management solutions.
Stockholm, Sweden, - DeLaval continue their engagement in developing milk production and animal welfare in China. Eleven dairy managers from China visited DeLaval at Hamra Farm in Sweden on August 19th for an introduction program to learn more about dairy farm management. This is an initiative taken by DeLaval, the Swedish University of Agriculture Science (SLU), The Ministry of Agricultural in China, China Agricultural University, BCAG (Sanyuan) and Tetra Pak; the first phase of which started already in 1984.
BioOptimizedSM Trace Minerals Program Shows Beef Producers
ST. LOUIS, – Monty Kerley, a Ph.D. in animal nutrition with the University of Missouri says the days of overfeeding minerals to meet an animal’s nutrient requirement should become history. Beef producers have access to improved mineral technology that is more effective, and thereby more efficient.
Babcock Hall Dairy Plant, Madison, WI was selected as the Cheese and Butter Grand Champion and Gifford’s Dairy, Skowhegan, ME was selected as the Grade A & Ice Cream Grand Champion of the World Dairy Expo (WDE) Championship Dairy Product Contest. This year’s contest, sponsored by the Wisconsin Dairy Products Assn. (WDPA), received a record number of 705 entries for cheese, butter, fluid milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, ice cream, sour cream, sherbet, cultured milk, sour cream dips, whipping cream, dried whey and creative/innovative products from throughout the United States.
Waterloo, Wisconsin - Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese was awarded First Place for its cow’s milk Mascarpone in the 2011 American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference and Competition. This fresh, sweet cheese has received more than 20 awards in all. It is produced at a farmstead cheese factory on a sustainable, state-of-the-art family farm.