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MANAGEMENT

Manage dairy employees, establish farm protocols, take on milk marketing, and become more confident in your farm financials.

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An employee handbook is an important document all farms should have. The purpose of a handbook is to outline the expectations the farm has for its employees, as well as including rules and policies.

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Ben Loewith farms in partnership with his father (Carl) and uncle (Dave) just outside Hamilton, Ontario. They farm 850 acres, with the help of custom operators, and milk 450 cows, averaging 45 to 46 kilograms of milk per cow per day.

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Imagine how much better life would be on your farm if trust was not an issue. When a farm founder trusts the next generation, it is a beautiful thing to behold.

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Cows are unnecessarily getting a “bad rap,” and the alternative meats controversy opened the door, according to Allison L. Van Eenennaam, an animal biotechnology and genomics specialist at the University of California – Davis.

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Editor’s note: Have you ever had a conversation where someone caught you off guard with a myth about milk? It’s especially hard to know how to respond when it involves feeding our children.

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With warmer weather on the horizon, the thought of flies around the farm starts to become a concern. Flies not only spread disease-causing bacteria but also can lower milk production.

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