Cornell model helps dairy farms reduce nitrogen, save money

The Chesapeake Bay—about 235 miles down the Susquehanna River from New York's Southern Tier—and other waterways might grow cleaner, thanks to new updates and improvements in a Cornell dairy nutrition model.

Monthly wages are an important step towards economic development

Most workers and agricultural producers in developing countries are paid on a daily basis. This has a negative impact on their ability to generate savings for large expenses. Researchers from UZH have now shown that dairy ...

'No grass': Europe's livestock sector stricken by drought

"Our cows have been living off hay cut in June, there isn't any grass," says Jean-Guillaume Hannequin, a farmer in eastern France, who like his counterparts across much of northern Europe is wondering how he will feed his ...

Improving the Illinois dairy industry, one farm at a time

Like most farmers, Illinois dairy producers want to maximize efficiency and productivity to improve their bottom line. But many don't have the time or objective perspective to audit their own operations for potential improvements. ...

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