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How to Evaluate the Transition Cow Program

Picture of Dairy Cow Licking Newborn Calf
What is the transition period? The transition period is defined as the 3 weeks before calving through the 3 weeks after calving. During this time, cows “transition” from a pregnant, non-lactating state to a non-pregnant, lactating state. This event involves many coordinated physiological changes in...
Maryland Milk Moos is a new quarterly newsletter published by University of Maryland Extension that is focused on dairy topics related to Nutrition and Production, Herd Management, and Forage Production.More info

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

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Background: The USDA CFAP Program has allocated $16 billion in funds for direct payments to farmers to help with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are derived from two sources: the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)...
Maryland Milk Moos is a new quarterly newsletter published by University of Maryland Extension that is focused on dairy topics related to Nutrition and Production, Herd Management, and Forage Production.More info

Preparing Your Farm for Impacts of COVID-19

What is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (official name: SARS-CoV-2) that was identified in 2019. This virus is responsible for the respiratory disease outbreak that began in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and quickly circulated around...

Winter Meeting Series - Frederick County

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 - 9:45am to 3:15pm
Teabow Farms
Maryland Winter Dairy Meeting Series in Frederick County This meeting will take place at three different locations throughout the State of Maryland. The specific agenda varies by location, so be sure to take a look before registering. Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 Harford Co. Fawn View Farm,...

Winter Meeting Series - Washington County

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 - 9:45am to 3:30pm
Washington County Extension Office
Maryland Winter Dairy Meeting Series in Washington County This meeting will take place at three different locations throughout the State of Maryland. The specific agenda varies by location, so be sure to take a look before registering. Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 Harford Co. Fawn View Farm,...

Winter Meeting Series - Harford County

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 - 9:45am to 3:15pm
Fawn View Farm
Maryland Winter Dairy Meeting Series in Harford County This meeting will take place at three different locations throughout the State of Maryland. The specific agenda varies by location, so be sure to take a look before registering. Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 Harford Co. Fawn View Farm,...
The University of Maryland Department of Animal and Avian Sciences hosted a Dairy Field Day and Tour for local farmers on Oct. 10 at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center (CMREC) to...

Third Annual University of Maryland Dairy Field Day and Tour

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 (All day)
Central Maryland Research and Education Center, Clarksville facility
Dairy producers, industry professionals, and government officials are invited to learn how dairy cattle genomics technology recently introduced at the University of Maryland dairy herd through a partnership with Zoetis, Inc., has been used to increase genetic progress at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 10 at the...

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