Cow's Match WarmFront Milk Replacer Introduced

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products introduces Cow’s Match® WarmFront™ calf milk replacer, formulated with a unique combination of carbohydrates correctly balanced for when temperatures moderate. In warm weather conditions, calves’ energy requirements for maintenance are reduced. Transitioning to WarmFront™ calf milk replacer results in greater feed efficiency and bottom line potential. Cow’s Match®WarmFront™ calf milk replacer also provides the most …

Land O'Lakes

USMEF Showcases Return of U.S. Beef, Pork to South Africa

Jamie Johansen

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) matched red meat exporters with buyers during the first USMEF South Africa Seminar and Buyers Reception. Funding support for the networking and educational event, held Aug. 18 in Johannesburg, was provided by the USDA Market Access Program, the Beef Checkoff Program and the Pork Checkoff. Along with one-on-one business meetings and updates on current …

Ag Group, Beef, Export, Pork, USMEF

Land O’Lakes Certifies Automatic Calf Feeder Experts

Lizzy Schultz

Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products Co., has invested in automatic calf feeding certification and training programs for its sales and service personnel. The programs will equip Lake O’ Lakes representatives with the latest information and skills to advise clients using automatic calf feeders. “As more dairies embrace automatic calf feeders, our staff will be prepared to assist them in developing …

Ag Group, calf, Company Announcement, Land O'Lakes, Milk

Regional ESAP Winners Announced

Lizzy Schultz

The six regional Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) winners were honored during the 2016 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting. The winners hail from locations across the country, and were nominated for their outstanding efforts to protect land, air and water resources on their individual farming and ranching operations. The regional winners will now compete for the 26th national ESAP award, …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Conservation, environment, NCBA, sustainability

Seasonal Effects on Milk Components

Lizzy Schultz

As summer swings into full force, you may be seeing a decline in milk fat and protein concentrations. These components tend to peak in the winter months and fall to their lowest point around July and August. Jon Pretz, Dairy Nutritionist, and Dr. Sarah Schuling, Dairy R & D Nutritionist with Hubbard Feeds, have offered some insight into the decline, …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Cattle, Dairy, dairy farming, Milk, Nutrition

New Episode of 'Acres and Avenues' Video Series

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Management Inc. has released a new episode of its “Acres and Avenues” video series. The series helps advance the conversation to reconnect people with dairy farmers who produce our nation’s milk supply. The videos achieve this through a unique cultural exchange/job shadow experience between dairy farmers and millennials. Episode 4, titled “Dairy Family Legacy Puts Social Farmer to Work,” …

Ag Group, Cattle, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Farming, Video

Vet Students Offer Workshops for Navajo Teens

Lizzy Schultz

This week, veterinary students at Colorado State University (CSU) began essential animal-care instruction for high-schoolers in the Navajo Nation, and worked to equip area teenagers with basic veterinary skills while encouraging the teens to pursue college education. The newly launched project, starting in August, will provide weeklong surgical clinics for pets, horses and livestock in the Monument Valley region of …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Education, Health, Veterinary, Youth

BIOMIN Announces 2016 World Nutrition Forum Speakers

Jamie Johansen

Over 800 industry professionals, researchers and academics from across the world are expected to attend the 7th edition of the biennial World Nutrition Forum, the premier animal nutrition event hosted by BIOMIN. This year’s event, themed ‘Driving the Protein Economy,’ will take place in Vancouver, Canada and is set for October 12-15, 2016. “The opportunity to bring researchers at the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Livestock, Nutrition

American Wool Gets New Look

Jamie Johansen

The American Wool Council, a division of the American Sheep Industry Association, has adopted a new look that brings the industry’s image up to par with the products being created everyday with this innovative, sustainable fiber. The new logo was developed after consultation with the Sterling-Rice Group of Boulder, Colo. and depicts how American wool is vigorous enough to support …

Ag Group, ASI, Sheep, Wool

CRV Launches HerdOptimizer

Jamie Johansen

CRV USA launches CRV HerdOptimizer to assist producers in reaching elite performance to maximize ROI on every animal in a herd during these times of fluctuating prices for milk, meat and resources. CRV is accepting 30 applicants to be the first U.S. HerdOptimizer herds. HerdOptimizer is an efficient and easy-to-use genomic herd management tool for dairy farmers who are innovators …

Agribusiness, Cattle, Dairy, Genetics, Genomics