Read the Progressive Dairyman Canada digital edition
advertisement
breadcrumbs

TOPICS

Peruse practical information for the dairy producer on essential topics including management, A.I. and breeding, new technology, and feed and nutrition.

LATEST

“Elaine, we are not sure what to do: Our son who never had time for the farm has just informed us that he is planning to come back to farm with us. Problem is, his brother, who has farmed with us for 11 years, is not happy about this.”

Read more ...

Within the dairy and livestock industry, we spend the majority of our time focused on animal comfort and care. We know this is extremely important; we also know it is vital to the success of our operations and is highly valued by consumers. But let me ask you this: How much emphasis are we placing on our employees and their comfort and care? 

Read more ...

Reality check: John has worked on his family’s farm since he was 12 years old. He is 38 years old and has three children. John had just finished loading a load of silage into the silo and was approaching the tractor’s PTO lever to turn off the forage blower.

Read more ...

Managers and owners often have the tough decision of weighing what expenses must be reduced, while still increasing profit and, above all, how to be most efficient.

Read more ...

Over the past decade, the use of reproductive and genetic technologies has increased in dairy herds across Canada. The evolution of electronic activity monitoring and timed artificial insemination (A.I.) protocols has impacted the overall reproductive performance of the Canadian dairy herd.

Read more ...