• All Breeds Blog
    Bill Young of Collingwood, Ontario, assumes new responsibilities at Select Sires Inc. as the vice president of subsidiaries and will also continue in his current capacity as chief executive officer of Select Sires GenerVations. In this new role, he will provide leadership and direction for the managers of Select Sires’ [Read More ...]
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    Attendees left with renewed energy and enthusiasm for raising calves and heifers Dairy Calf and Heifer Association just wrapped up a successful annual conference. Many thanks to the 2019 DCHA Annual Conference Planning Committee: Co-chairs Sam Gardner and Tamilee Nennich, and committee members Brent Caffee, Emily De Benetti, Jane Griswold, [Read More ...]
  • All Breeds Blog
    Workshop to be held April 24 at Good View Farm in Bradford County from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register now for this classroom and hands-on learning experience to learn proper feeding and management of calves and heifers to assure a good start for the next generation of heifers for [Read More ...]
  • Holstein Association USA
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    Collaboration between dairy and beef groups leads to creation of HOLSim™ program The American Simmental Association (ASA) and Holstein Association USA (HAUSA) have announced the formation of the HOLSim™ branded program. The program identifies elite SimAngusTM bulls with specific production attributes as mating solutions for dairy producers who breed some of [Read More ...]
  • All Breeds Blog
    The election period runs through May 24 The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has certified 14 nominees as eligible for election to the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc. (WMMB, Inc.) (d/b/a Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin). The following candidates, listed by district, are [Read More ...]
  • DairyBusiness News
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    “Galen Emanuele is exactly what dairy farmers need to hear in these challenging times,” said a 2019 Young Dairy Leaders Institute attendee. Another dairy leader shared, “He is the best speaker that I have ever heard!” Given those rave reviews, Galen Emanuele will bring his encouraging message, “Create a ‘Yes’ [Read More ...]
  • All Breeds Blog
    At nearly 10-years-old, 7HO10999 Regancrest-GV S BRADNICK-ET and 7HO10920 Mr Chassity GOLD CHIP-ET earned higher classification scores from a committee of Holstein Association USA classifiers last week. BRADNICK, now Excellent (96), and GOLD CHIP, now Excellent (95), have been long-time favorites in Select Sires’ Showcase SelectionsTM lineup. Known for siring [Read More ...]
  • All Breeds Blog
    Select Sires’ offering of young sires is well-balanced with index, wellness and fertility leaders to increase genetic potential and enhance herd profitability. Select Sires’ newly launched NxGENTMprogram is now accepting membership applications and features two leading GTPI® sires, 507HO14364 EISAKU (+2878 GTPI) and 550HO14134 RENEGADE (+2878 GTPI). Also offering elite [Read More ...]
  • All Breeds Blog
    This week, John Ellsworth of Success Strategies gives some tips for dairy producers about finding new revenue sources on the dairy and cutting expenses. In his interview with Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness.com, he calls it “plugging the leaks”, increasing income and reducing cash outflow so your “bucket” will fill up. [Read More ...]
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    Editors note: The Fair Oaks Farms family has issued a warning to their followers on Facebook yesterday, anticipating video’s to be released that were obtained by animal activist infiltrators. The DairyBusiness staff found the Fair Oaks preemptive statement forward thinking, appropriate, and responsible. Below is a copy of their statement [Read More ...]