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Land O'Lakes, Inc. Makes First Commercial Investment in Africa

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Land O'Lakes, Inc. and Villa Crop Protection of South Africa today announced a partnership, effective Oct. 26,that will capitalize on the growth potential of the South African agricultural market. The two organizations are joining two complementary portfolios of producti…

October 28, 2015 7:00 am(0)
University of Minnesota dominates the competition at World Dairy Expo

University of Minnesota dominates the competition at World Dairy Expo

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. – University of Minnesota student members of the dairy cattle judging team had a very good week at the World Dairy Expo. The four-member team dominated a national competition by 54 points and won first-place awards in four team competitions and five of seven indiv…

October 01, 2015 9:15 am(0)
Every day is ‘Dairy Good’ for Midwest Dairy Council board member

Every day is ‘Dairy Good’ for Midwest Dairy Council board member

SLAYTON, Minn. – Dairy Farmer David Schwartz has long been a promoter of nutritious dairy products in Minnesota and beyond.

June 15, 2015 4:50 pm(0)

Top Minnesota dairy farms honored for superior cow care

ST. PAUL, Minn. – In honor of June Dairy Month, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson today released the annual list of top Minnesota dairy herds with low somatic cell counts (SCC). Somatic cell count is a key indicator of milk quality – a lower SCC count is better for cheese …

June 12, 2015 6:00 pm(0)
Watch for a THI of 55 – Don’t let your reproduction suffer this year

Watch for a THI of 55 – Don’t let your reproduction suffer this year

Shoreview, Minn. – With warm weather on the horizon, it is time to start monitoring the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI). Research shows that cows producing more than 77 pounds of milk per day are negatively affected when minimum THI is greater than 65 or average THI is 68 for 17 hours per d…

June 04, 2015 8:00 am(0)
Dairy companies urge Congressional action

Dairy companies urge Congressional action

The World Trade Organization’s final ruling against the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule will cause severe economic harm to U.S. manufacturing and agriculture without immediate congressional intervention. With this final ruling, Canada and Mexico, America’s two largest export mark…

June 03, 2015 8:00 am(0)
Producers learn profit and loss lessons at 13th Annual Leading Dairy Producer Conference

Producers learn profit and loss lessons at 13th Annual Leading Dairy Producer Conference

Shoreview, Minn. – More than 550 dairy farmers, family members and industry representatives were eager to learn better financial practices to improve their dairy businesses at the Leading Dairy Producer Conference hosted by Purina Animal Nutrition and Land O’Lakes.

May 27, 2015 7:30 am Photos

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Dairy princess finalists to be named May 17

ST. PAUL, Minn. – An annual gathering of Minnesota’s county dairy princesses will conclude with the announcement of the 12 finalists for the next Princess Kay of the Milky Way at a luncheon beginning at noon on Sunday, May 17, at St. Cloud State’s Atwood Center. More than 60 dairy princesses…

May 14, 2015 8:30 am(0)
Cows make a bid for the bar in escape attempt

Cows make a bid for the bar in escape attempt

Traffic came to a standstill in the Northern Ireland town of Banbridge recently when a number of cows made a run for it after the trailer they were travelling in tipped over. The drama happened just outside the Coach bar in the County Down town’s Church Square.

May 12, 2015 4:30 pm(0)
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