September 15, 2022
The U.S. dairy community has rallied around a public commitment to achieve carbon neutrality, optimize water usage, and improve water quality by 2050 — supporting global sustainability initiatives and customer expectations.
December 6, 2021
One year ago, the trait Feed Saved made its debut in the December 2020 genetic evaluations published by the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB).
October 7, 2021
Enteric emissions are the greatest contributor to the on-farm carbon footprint of milk.
September 15, 2021
The national genetic index, Net Merit, was updated with the genetic evaluations on Aug. 10, 2021 – delivering an improved tool to breed profitable and feed-efficient cows.
September 2, 2021
August 9, 2021
With the genetic evaluations on August 10, 2021, dairy producers have an improved tool to breed for more profitable and feed-efficient cows.
August 6, 2021
Today farmers are focusing on maximizing net returns, productivity, efficient use of inputs and resources, and keeping costs under control.
July 2, 2021
Lifetime Net Merit (NM$) has driven genetic progress since 1994 by promoting a balanced selection of all available, economically-important traits to maximize profitability of dairy cows.
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