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Updated: June 15, 2021

Maryland Milk Moos-June 2021

Topics include the cost of production, heifer benchmarks, fly control, and pasture management.
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Updated: June 11, 2021

How Much Does It Cost You to Produce a CWT of Milk?

What price are you getting per cwt of milk? Like most dairy farmers, you know the price or you can get it quickly by reviewing milk check receipts. How much does it cost you to produce a cwt of milk? Like many dairy farmers, you may not know. Dairy farming is complex, and determining your costs of production is sometimes difficult. Yet, your costs directly affect your profit, and it is important to understand them.
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Updated: May 7, 2021

Rethinking Cow Longevity

About dairy cow longevity
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Updated: May 7, 2021

Managing Heifer Inventory on the Dairy

Many dairy producers grew up during a time when all heifer calves born on the farm were retained and reared as replacement candidates. However, improvements in pre-weaned calf management, heifer nutrition, and reproductive management have enabled dairy producers to maintain herd size while raising fewer replacements.
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Updated: May 7, 2021

How to Evaluate the Transition Cow Program

This article discusses herd-level indicators of transition program success. Whether you are building a new program or evaluating your current program. You need to look at areas that can help pinpoint needed improvements.
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Updated: February 3, 2021

Preparing Your Farm for Impacts of COVID-19

All farms will likely be impacted by COVID-19 in some capacity. It is important for producers to develop a plan and be prepared for COVID-19-related issues should certain scenarios become reality.
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Updated: February 3, 2021

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP): What Dairy and Beef Producers Need to Know

Information about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) affecting Dairy and Beef producers.
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