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This Month in California Dairy

Home of America's Large Herd Dairymen

January 2015

Cow Comfort During Winter Months
Ensure Your Herd’s Health- Dairy herds in California don’t have to contend with the harsh winter weather conditions that herds in some other states do; however, even milder winter conditions can affect herd health and milk production. Although, dairy cows can do quite well in cold temperatures, there are measures dairy producers can take to ensure their herd’s health during the winter and rainy months. Read all about these practices to keep the herd healthy and ensure maximum production for dairy producers in the current issue of California Dairy Magazine.

Health Boosting Compounds in Milk
National Institute of Health Funds Research

Quality Alfalfa Requires Good Fertility
Many Factors in Yield

Udder Things
California Dairy News Briefs

Doc Talk
Determiing US Milk Quality

Keep it Legal
Don’t Put Forages Up Too Dry when Ensiling

Milk Price
Class 1 Price Declines - Unfortunately Class 1 milk prices have plummeted to less than $20/CWT. The minimum price for Class 1 milk in January was recently announced at $19.49/CWT in Northern California and $19.76/CWT in Southern California. That is $4.23 drop from the December minimum price. In fact, dairy producers have not faced that low of a price for Class 1 milk during this time of year since January of 2011, when the minimum price was $16.45/CWT in Northern California and $16.72/CWT in Southern California. Learn current prices for the other milk classes and the contributing factors in the industry by reading this story in the January issue of California Dairy magazine.

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California Dairy News

Clear Teatcup Liner for Dairy Cows

Cornell Dairy Executive Program

Dairy Drought Assistance Workshop

DFA Annual Meeting Emphasizes Dedication To Dairy By Members, Cooperative

DFA Reports 2013 Financial Results

67 Students from 10 Colleges Participate in 9th Annual Western Regional Dairy Challenge

Dairy Council of Utah/Nevada Names New Administrator

Teff could be a solution for drought-stricken forage

 

 

 

 

Milk Prices

UC Davis Cost & Return Studies

California Dairy Research Foundation

Storm Event Visual Inspection Form

California Dairy Quality Assurance Program

Revised MRP

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