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Solar Panels Double as Summer Cow Shades

Sep 10, 2018 by Jim Dickrell
Researchers at the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center at Morris, have installed solar panels that generate power that also provide cooling shade for cows and heifers.

Rabobank on NAFTA: Soft Landing Most Likely

Aug 07, 2017 by Jim Dickrell
Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will most likely result in a soft landing, where the U.S. dairy industry sees more upside than downside, increased risk for Canada and status quo for Mexi

AGCO Puts Google Glass to Work

Jul 24, 2017 by Jim Dickrell
Google Glass wearable headsets, now known only as Glass, have revolutionized tractor assembly in AGCO Corporation۪s tractor plant in Jackson, Minn. Using the headsets, factory workers are able to quickly check and ver

Keep your herd profitable

May 03, 2016 by Jim Dickrell
With milk prices down, there's a tendency to cut costs to preserve cash flow. But old economic rules still apply, says Jim Salfer, a dairy specialist with the University of Minnesota.