Content tagged "dairy"

2018 Farm Bill Outlook

Agricultural and Food Law Updated: March 20, 2018

With net farm income in the U.S. falling to a 12-year low, there are very real challenges in the farm economy. The 2018 Farm Bill will seek to provide much...

Building Healthy Bodies with Outdoor School Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 16, 2017

Lecanto Primary school in Citrus County Florida is in its third year of implementing an outside breakfast program called Grab and Go breakfast made possible...

Dairy Goat Management

Goats Updated: December 15, 2015

An effective animal health program is an essential part of a successful dairy goat management program. Good feeding and breeding will not result in maximum...

How does milk get to your kitchen table?

Science for Youth Updated: February 26, 2014

 Learn about various aspects of today's agriculture in these reports from KXNN:

Goat Early Lactation

Goats Updated: June 28, 2012

The relationships between feed intake, body weight, and milk production in lactating does is illustrated in Figure 2. Generally, milk yield peaks six to nine...

What are dairy cattle?

Science for Youth Updated: April 11, 2012

Dairy cattle are livestock that are bred and raised for their milk.  Dairy cattle are raised on dairy farms.  The milk collected from the female cow is used...

I’ve heard that non-organic milk replacer, fed to calves, often contains cattle and hog blood. Is this allowed in organic production?

Organic Agriculture Updated: March 04, 2009

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