Various health challenges may occur in animals and humans when high enough levels of mycotoxins are ingested through contaminated foods.
It’s estimated that worldwide production of foodstuffs must increase by an average of 1.75 percent between now and about 2050, when global population is expected to peak at just under 10 billion.
Throughout the dairy industry, conception rates in dairy cows have been on the decline since the 1980s.
Nutrition for dairy cows is being fine-tuned daily – the result of an increasing need for improved feeding efficiencies as milk prices remain low and …
Farmers have greatly increased the quality of alfalfa fed to their livestock, but primarily through management changes.
Manure is not only a byproduct for livestock producers, it is also a valuable commodity. As the season begins, producers must keep in mind regulations and application.
Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s North Country Regional Ag Team, the inaugural two-day event focused on enhancing the dairy cow environment.
For farmers, the first signs of spring mean ultimately getting back on their fields to spread manure, fertilize grasses and plant crops. Following are some suggestions as farmers begin another year of crop production.
The former U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is committed to maintaining and expanding the export of American dairy products around the world.
The trace minerals that receive the most attention are copper, zinc, manganese, selenium, cobalt and iodine. Deficiencies in trace minerals can impact growth, health and reproduction.