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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial: Summit Hears of Boost to Global Dairy Products Demand
We have 6 new features this week:
Birth To Weaning Management: Long Term Health Of Dairy Steers
Understanding the highly negative impact of calves receiving insufficient quantities of high quality colostrum at birth is the most important management decision affecting profitability of feeding Holstein steers, writes Frank Wardynski, Extension Dairy Educator.
Dairy Cows Need High-Quality Feed
Dairy cows are quite sensitive to hot weather, and one of the responses to heat stress is to reduce intake. This impacts milk yield and profitability. While the decline in dry matter intake (DMI) cannot be totally avoided in hot weather, there are some things that can help, writes Wayne Kellogg, Professor in Animal Science Arkansas.
Using PLI To Breed For Profit
In the last 10 years, genetic indices for dairy cattle across the world have been moving toward the breeding of a more sustainable cow with a shift towards lifetime production rather than lactation production.
The Benefits Of Seasonal Dairy Operations
The Southwest Research Center Dairy near Mt. Vernon, Missouri, provides an example of how dairies can operate seasonally and give family members some rest each year while also increasing profits.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates October 2011
The forecast of total red meat and poultry production is raised, reflecting higher beef, pork, and turkey production, but lower broiler production according to the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for October.
Ukraine - Livestock and Products Annual Report 2011
Production of beef will continue to fall in Ukraine. Veal and meat from dairy cows will constitute the vast majority of production, according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.
» FMD NEWS: One New FMD Outbreak In China
» EC To Recover CAP Expenditure From Member States
» Five member States Exceed 2010/11 Milk Quota
» Utilisation Of Milk By Dairies In England & Wales
» Call For Progress On Groceries Code Adjudicator
» North Yorkshire Farmers Offered BVD Control Advice
» NFU Cymru Makes Commitment At Welsh Dairy Event
» Tim Bennett Wins Welsh Dairy Award
» Strong Milk Auction Prices: Confidence To Producers
» Cheese Seminars 2011
» Opportunities To Increase Phosphorus Efficiency
» Dairy Recalls Contaminated Milk
» Cattle Market Alert:
» Cattle Feed Becoming Scarce As Blazes Continue
» Weekly Cattle Summary
» New Framework - Sustainable Future of Live Exports
» Chinese Market For Dairy Ingredients Grows
» Positive Developments For Global Dairy Industry
» IDF Dairy Innovation Awards Winners Announced
» Increased Environmental Mgt In Canterbury
» Fonterra Tankers Increase Loading Capacity
» Farmers Back MAF Merger
» Share-Milking Agreement Gets A Makeover
» Labour Politics Could Disadvantage Farmers
» Farmers Invited To Discuss DairyNZ Research
» Have Your Say On Raw Drinking Milk Proposals
» Algeria Remains Africa's Largest Food Importer
» DFA Chairman Honoured For Ag Achievement
» Corn And Soybean Consumption
» CME: Spot Prices Advancing
» CME: USDA Announces Reports To Be Dropped
» Weekly Roberts Market Report
» CME: Auction Prices Higher For SMP, WMP
» September Milk Production Up 1.9 Per Cent
» CME: September Milk Production: +1.7 Per Cent
» Fear Supply Controls Could Raise Dairy Product Prices
» CME: Predicted September Placements Down On 2010
» Checkoff Dollars Should Be More Fairly Distributed
» CME: Retail Milk Prices Up For 12 Straight Months
» Dairy Board Manufacturing & Innovation Centre Open
» Does Converting Cow Manure To Electricity Pay Off?
» OIE: Bluetongue Reported In Spain
» World Dairy Summit: Animal Feeding Systems
» World Dairy Summit: A More Sustainable Sector
» French Cattle Numbers Down
» Paraguay Works To Recover Markets
» Farmers Receive Payouts For Livestock Losses
That's all for this week!