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Robotic milkers keep Mursu family in the dairy business

Robotic milkers keep Mursu family in the dairy business

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. – A few years ago the Tom Mursu family was faced with a big decision whether or not to cut back on the dairy operation, expand, and/or change their operation altogether.

May 28, 2015 9:30 am Photos

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Dairy Focus: Technology will drive dairy industry progress

Dairy Focus: Technology will drive dairy industry progress

Technology and increased access to data are enabling dairy farmers to make smarter day-to-day decisions to improve cow health, production and on-farm efficiencies.

May 18, 2015 11:45 am(0)

Land O'Lakes, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results

Arden Hills, Minn. – Land O’Lakes, Inc. today announced first quarter financial results, reporting quarterly net sales of $3.8 billion and net earnings attributable to Land O’Lakes of $99.4 million for the period ending March 31, 2015. While results were down compared to 2014’s record first …

May 06, 2015 7:30 am(0)
Dairy specialist offers methods for managing birds around livestock operation

Dairy specialist offers methods for managing birds around livestock operation

Throughout the winter months and now on the onset of spring, managing the common bird is a challenging task for livestock operations and dairy producers.

April 20, 2015 8:15 am(0)

Dairy Focus: The art of handling cattle becomes a life lesson

As a kid, I had a tendency to move faster (a lot faster) than I do now.

April 13, 2015 7:30 am(0)

Historic dairy building reaches its ending

Switching hands over nearly a century, the former Cass-Clay building has been a kind reminder, for many, of the history of the area. Bringing back memories of their youth, the building has been center in many conversations about growing up in the area. While those memories will continue, the…

April 03, 2015 4:26 pm(0)

Heifer management: Are you feeding precisely in 2015?

Within the past 50 years, dairy producers have made impressive advances in their approach to feeding cows, producing and maintaining quality forage, providing housing, managing animal health and milking. However, all of these alterations were made with the lactating cow in mind, leaving the …

April 02, 2015 8:00 am(0)
Dairyland Seed Announces Yieldmaster Contest Winners

Dairyland Seed Announces Yieldmaster Contest Winners

WEST BEND, WI – Dairyland Seed recently announced the National and State winners for its annual Corn and Soybean Yieldmaster Contests.

March 24, 2015 8:00 am Photos

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Dairying news in faraway pastures

Dairying news in faraway pastures

Dairy-cow numbers in Northern Ireland stand at a record high, beating the previous record set in 1985.

March 11, 2015 8:30 am(0)
Dairy stabilizes in neighboring states

Dairy stabilizes in neighboring states

Proponents of changes to North Dakota anti-corporate farming law have argued the success of of other states' dairy industries as proof of corporate farming benefits but those states dial it down to economies of scale.

March 06, 2015 5:15 pm(0)
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