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2006

We think we have it tough finding dairy employees in Pennsylvania, but we ain't seen nothin' yet!

About 80 percent of this loss occurs before day 17, 10-15 percent between day 17 and 42 and 5 percent after day 42.

As of December, 2006, the Dairy Digest will be published bimonthly.

With dairy farming, the producer doesn't get to the point of having a productive and profitable herd without a lot of planning, a lot of paying attention to detail, and without all members of the farm team working together.

The 2006 Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop is scheduled for October 31 and November 1 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Grantville, PA.

The age at which you decide to wean a dairy calf will have a definite impact on the cost of raising that calf.

It is critical that you know the sulfur content of the fuel that you are using in your diesel engines on the farm.

A good housing system for calves and heifers will provide for the well-being of animals of various ages, promote safe and efficient working conditions for the caretaker, protect the environment and be cost-effective to build and maintain.

Any person who uses liquid fuels in the actual production of agricultural products is eligible for a tax refund.

A new book, Penn State Housing Plans for Milking and Special Needs Cows is now available.

Any successful business, regardless if it is a dairy operation or an industrial corporation, devotes many resources to determine the bottlenecks to profitability.

A summary of some of the new and interesting findings that affect calf health, feeding, and management.