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US Grain Market Trends Supporting Lower Feed Costs for California Dairies

Watch this brief interview with Shelby Myers, Grain Markets Intelligence Director from Ever.Ag, as she shares current grain market dynamics supporting more affordable feed availability for California dairies, based on her presentation at a recent meeting in Tulare, CA. Please thank this video’s sponsor afimilk for their industry support.

Why So Much Volatility in the US Cheese Market Recently

Class 3 milk prices have seen better days in the California dairy industry.  The cheese market in particular has been quite volatile recently, and producers are disappointed to see prices on the decline this month.  Watch this brief interview with Tiffany LaMendola, Vice President of Risk Management at Ever.Ag, as she explains the current dynamics of the cheese market. Please …

100,000 Dairy Cows Relocated Due to Central Valley Flooding

March Madness was taken to a whole new level this year when torrential rainfall and snowmelt caused unprecedented flooding in the Southern San Joaquin Valley, necessitating the evacuation of homes, communities and about 100,000 dairy cattle.  Watch this brief video with Anja Raudabaugh, CEO of Western United Dairies as she clarifies what really happened and how this tragedy has impacted the …

Almond Hulls Enhance Low Quality Alfalfa in Dairy Cattle Diet

As severe weather events impact an already limited supply of alfalfa feed in California, research at UC Davis is showing that combining almond hulls with lower quality alfalfa can help improve digestibility for dairy cattle. Watch this brief interview with Postdoctoral Researcher Katherine Swanson as she elaborates on the study results.  Read more about it in California Dairy Magazine. Please …

Benefits of Grazing Sheep Over Winter Alfalfa

If fertilizer costs are bogging you down and you can hardly get into your wet alfalfa field this winter anyways, consider grazing sheep in the field.  That’s what diversified California feed grower Bret Sill is trying out this winter.  Watch this brief interview with Bret as he explains, and read more about it in California Dairy Magazine. Please thank this …

Preparing for the Next Round of Funding for CDFA Methane Management Programs

CDFA recently announced awards for the 2022 Alternative Manure Management Program, as well as the Dairy Digester Research & Development Program, These programs are very competitive, and Paul Sousa from Western United Dairies encourages interested dairy producers to start preparing now to apply for the next round of funding.  Watch this brief interview with Paul as he explains and read …

Prepare Now for Pending Water Quality Regulations for Central Valley Dairies

There are some significant changes coming soon to water quality regulations for Central Valley dairy producers and now is the time to prepare.  Watch this brief interview with Paul Sousa from Western United Dairies as he explains and read more about it in California Dairy Magazine. Please thank this video’s sponsor Clean Energy for their industry support.

Study Shows Increased Production from Dairies Converting to Robotic Milking Systems

A recent multi-university collaborative study is showing consistent increases in milk production for dairies converting to robotic milking systems across the nation.  Watch this brief interview with Dairy Management Specialist Camila Lage from Cornell Cooperative Extension as she explains.  Read more about it in California Dairy Magazine. Please thank this video’s sponsor Clean Energy for their industry support.

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