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Dairy Focus: Will 2014 be a Dairy Industry Year to Remember?   ( 2014-04-08 )
The new farm bill represents a large shift in U.S. dairy policy.
Dairy Focus: N.D. Has Rich Dairy History   ( 2014-03-26 )
Share your memories and photos of North Dakota’s dairy history.
Dairy Focus: Spring Thaw Can Contribute to Feed Waste   ( 2014-03-12 )
Spoilage will increase as temperatures rise.
Dairy Focus: Farming a Highly Technical Business   ( 2014-01-10 )
A section of the Precision Agriculture Action Summit will focus on livestock-related technology.
Dairy Focus: Let it Snow   ( 2013-12-19 )
Calves require extra energy when the temperature drops.
Dairy Focus: Reducing Feed Waste Begins at Harvest   ( 2013-08-19 )
Adequate silage density will reduce dry-matter losses.
Dairy Focus: Corn Silage Processing Becoming More Popular   ( 2013-08-08 )
Processing corn silage can be advantageous for a dairy operation.
Dairy Focus: Reduce Feed Bunk Shrink to Improve Profitability and Feed Efficiency   ( 2013-06-14 )
Feed shrinkage can be costly.
Dairy Focus: Milk Pricing   ( 2013-06-03 )
Dairy prices are based on a number of factors.
Dairy Focus: Reducing Shrink With Feed Yard Management   ( 2013-05-21 )
Good feed yard management can reduce feed waste.
Dairy Focus: Right Feed Bunk Design Can Reduce Shrinkage   ( 2013-05-09 )
Reducing feed loss can save money and improve dairy efficiency.
Dairy Focus: The Gift of Appreciation   ( 2012-12-07 )
Saying thank you to those who work for you never goes out of style.
Dairy Focus: Shrink Feed Shrinkage   ( 2012-10-24 )
Savings from reducing feed shrinkage can be substantial.
Dairy Focus: Calves and Cleanliness a Vital Health Relationship   ( 2012-10-17 )
Sanitation is one of the most important components of keeping calves healthy.
Dairy Focus: Improve Low-quality Forages   ( 2012-09-24 )
Ammoniation and adding hydrated lime can improve low-quality forages.
Dairy Focus: Protecting Hay More Important Than Ever   ( 2012-09-06 )
Covering hay bales cuts hay loss significantly.
Dairy Focus: Many Factors Affect Corn Silage Price   ( 2012-08-22 )
NDSU’s dairy specialist offers help in setting a fair price for corn silage.
Dairy Focus: Poor Corn Pollination Affects Quality   ( 2012-08-08 )
NDSU’s dairy specialist offers advice on feeding and storing poorly pollinated corn.
Dairy Focus: Drought Impacts Feed Costs and Quality   ( 2012-07-16 )
Drought has created the U.S.’s largest ever natural-disaster area.
Dairy Focus: Reduce Parasites With an Integrated Approach   ( 2012-07-05 )
Now is the time to control pests around livestock.
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Spotlight on Economics: Spotlight on Economics: Why Not Raise the Minimum Wage?  (2014-07-09)  The current minimum wage falls below what most consider to be a "living wage" on which a family actually could be supported. Thus, raising the minimum wage has been seen as a way to reduce poverty.   FULL STORY
2014 4-H State Fair Results: N.D. State Fair 4-H Beef Show Winners Named  (2014-07-25)  Entries for this show included 92 heifers and 34 steers.  FULL STORY
BeefTalk: BeefTalk: May Calving Bull Turnout is Aug. 1  (2014-07-24)  Again this year, the bulls will be turned out on Aug. 1, with the expected start of the 2015 calving season set at May 10.   FULL STORY
Prairie Fare: Prairie Fare: Say Goodbye to Old Cutting Boards  (2014-07-24)  Cleaning your cutting boards thoroughly and replacing them when necessary is a way to maintain food safety in your home.   FULL STORY
 
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