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For most herds, individual cow data is the foundation of cow management. DHI testing has been around for a long time. Like many service providers it has evolved to accommodate the changing needs of customers. If one of the following obstacles have kept you from testing, call us. It may be time to revisit Dairy…(Read More)

Congratulations to our outstanding Quality Milk Award recipients! Each year, we are pleased to recognize those members whose herds have maintained a rolling herd average somatic cell count of 175,000 or less in the previous calendar year. See the full list of winners here…(Read More)

While we have begun to see some improvement in milk prices, there are still some farms that are being asked to maintain a lower level of production than they are used to.  Many industry leaders have cautioned the importance of balanced production when it comes to sustaining an ideal milk price. Some are choosing…(Read More)

Dr. Chris Dutton, VMD, discusses the benefits of milk pregnancy testing vs vet checks and the role both can play on your farm. For additional assistance in using data to make decisions on your farm, email datadriven@dairyone.com. https://youtu.be/dyjsO2AOzu4…(Read More)

Carol Benway, Director of Dairy One DHI & Field Services, discusses which cows are eligible for milk pregnancy testing, how your DHI technician can help identify those cows, and what you can expect from results. For further assistance using data to make decisions on your farm, email datadriven@dairyone.com. https://youtu.be/x5nwzGp-wzk…(Read More)

MUN is another component (like protein and butter fat) that can be measured in milk. It is an important measurement because it indicates how effectively the cow is using the protein in her diet. MUN values that are higher than the recommended range generally mean the cows have too much protein in the diet or…(Read More)

Hear from Dairy One DHI and Field Services Consultant George Cudoc about the 5 things you should consider before drying off a cow early and how milk pregnancy can help. For assistance interpreting your data and using it to make decisions on your farm, email datadriven@dairyone.com. https://youtu.be/YD-cKjf5VtM…(Read More)

In these challenging times, many farms are being asked to reduce their production. A complete picture of production helps you make informed decisions about feeding, breeding, early dry off, and culling. When adjusting to meet new market conditions, consider the following goals:• Maximize components while lowering milk volume• Improve milk quality by monitoring individual cow…(Read More)

Most of you are familiar with the Farm Service Technician, or DHI Field Technician label. Some of you may even remember a time when we referred to the person who showed up at the farm, collected milk samples, recorded important data, tagged the calves, and left reports for them to use as a “tester”. The…(Read More)

At the beginning of September, Dairy One employees from our laboratories and Ithaca office visited Sunnyside Farms in Scipio Center, NY to see Dairy One services in action. Sunnyside is a customer of Dairy One on many levels, using our cameras, networks, software support, and DHI testing services. They are also a customer of our…(Read More)

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