CDQAP Ruminations: Efficient Compliance with New Medicated Feed Rules

Highlights: What you need to know about the new medicated feed rules… On January 1st 2017 new federal rules will require that a herd veterinarian provide a Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) order when any “medically important antibiotic” (antibiotic used in … Continue reading

Dairy Farmers Innovating Irrigation Practices to Reduce Water Use

Through improved production efficiency, the water footprint of a glass of milk has been continuously reduced over the years. Dairy farmers in the Golden State are now making further strides in water conservation with more efficient crop irrigation technologies and … Continue reading

Quality Cow Nutrition Means Better Greenhouse Gas Efficiency

Dante Migliazzo’s philosophy for quality animal care is simple. “It’s non-negotiable,” said Migliazzo. “My dad taught us how important it is to do it right.” At the family dairy in Atwater, Dante and his brother, Dino, carry on their father’s … Continue reading