Veterinary Feed Directive: VFD Requirements & Recordkeeping

There are key changes to the Veterinary Feed Directive going into effect on January 1, 2017.  In the podcast VFD Requirements & Recordkeeping UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd talks about how the Veterinary Feed Directive  is going to affect recordkeeping on the farm. For more information regarding the Veterinary Feed Directive please visit […]

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Good Handling Skills and Dairy Cow Comfort

We recognize cow comfort and handling skills can have a significant impact on health and performance of the cow.  As part of Wisconsin Public Television’s University Place program Good Handling Skills and Dairy Cow Comfort, Ohio State University Animal Welfare & Behavior Extension Specialist Katy Proudfoot addresses ways to identify and measure the level of […]

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Farm Stress & Decision Making During Challenging Times

With financial stress due to low commodity prices on top of the general day to day operation of a farm, decision making can be impaired.  In the article Farm Stress & Decision Making During Challenging Times, UW-Extension Specialist John Shutske shares: What Causes Stress for Farmers and Farm Families? Physically, What Happens? What About My […]

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Measuring Success

How do you measure success regarding milk quality? Check out these key performance indicators for milking systems & performance to see how your farm is performing. Selected key performance indicators (KPI) for milking systems and milking performance Other key performance indicators include: • Qualitative bulk milk cultures • Milking systems & performance • Subclinical mastitis UW-Milk Quality promotes […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive: The Basics, Responsibilities & Drugs

There are key changes to the Veterinary Feed Directive going into effect on January 1, 2017. In the podcast Veterinary Feed Directive:  The Basics, Responsibilities, & Drugs UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd will talk about what those changes are and how it will affect producers. For more information regarding the Veterinary Feed Directive […]

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