An open letter to girls and young women: Write your own success story by:...

Source: blog by Jennifer Sirangelo, CEO, National 4-H Council Thinking about my growth and path to where I am today, I can't help but...

Do Happier Cows Make For Happier Consumers? by: Charles Taylor

Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/charlesrtaylor/2019/04/03/do-happier-cows-make-for-happier-consumers/#820f5e2100cc The BlissBrush in Action COWBRUSH.COM I recently came across a fascinating product aimed at dairy farmers. Check out the video below, which shows a cow enjoying...

Traits to Cultivate, by: Blair Murray – Dairy Genetic Improvement Specialist/OMAFRA

After graduating from university, I spent a short time managing the family farm. One of the more memorable additions I made to the dairy...

How The Dairy Sector Is Tackling Food Waste by: Pierre Barrucand, Chair of IDF...

The dairy sector is committed to adopting sustainable practices and ultimately being a key contributor to sustainable food systems. Of course, tackling food waste...

Big Data a Big Deal for Genome Research by: Geoff Geddes

Whether it’s perfume or your friend’s trip photos, less is more; when it comes to amassing data for the Efficient Dairy Genome Project, however,...

Purchasing seed from areas that may have had Fusarium Head Blight, by: Clair Langlois,...

Purchasing seed from a local supplier has been a little more difficult this year than normal. Local seed distributers are a great way to...

Four crucial components of calf care by: Amie Peers

Raising healthy heifers is a key component to making sure that future herds are high-production. Poor growth in young calves strongly impacts subsequent milk...

The Canadian cow diet by: Dairy Farmers of Canada

The food we eat contributes to our overall health and a well-balanced diet will give you more of what you need. The same goes...

Denmark Data a Boon for Canadian Cows by: Geoff Geddes

The Danes may be best known for LEGO and Hans Christian Andersen, but to Canadian dairy researchers, it’s Denmark’s data that puts them on...

Lameness risks on Alberta dairy farms by: Laura Solano

Alberta’s Lameness Reduction Initiative (LRI) revolves around completion of a lameness risk assessment questionnaire (RAQ), designed to identify housing and management factors that contribute to...