The first-ever Pennsylvania Dairy Summit will be held Wednesday and Thursday, February 9-10, 2005. The event, a joint effort of the Pennsylvania Dairy Stakeholders, Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Dairy Task Force, will be held at the Radisson Harris Hotel and Convention Center in Camp Hill.
The incidence of cystic ovarian dysfunction within a lactation has been estimated to range between 6 and 23%. Accurate diagnosis of cystic ovarian disease has been a major challenge to veterinarians.
On most dairies spent hoof baths are dumped into the manure pit or lagoon so the copper ultimately gets spread on production ground with the manure. Recently there have been several reports in the dairy press regarding copper accumulation in soils from this practice.
Designing outdoor areas for cattle is not an exact science.
"Managing Hispanic Workers: Perceptions of Agricultural Managers" is a collection of ideas and best practices from nearly 200 practicing agricultural and horticultural managers, educators, and other professionals.
Since the state DBQA roll-out in September 2003 the Veterinary Science Department at Penn State and Pennsylvania Beef Council have teamed up to produce a dairy beef quality assurance awareness video. The video explains the importance of DBQA, the certification process and the benefits of quality assurance.
Don't assume that your employees are as aware of dangers in your workplace as you are.