Dairy Housing News

  • How to get rid of birds out of your dairy barn

    Seeing your dairy barn as a safe and convenient food source, unwanted birds will flock to your property for comfort during the cold winter months. Capable of causing thousands of dollars worth of damage, birds can wreak havoc on your barn and other structures. Learn how you can get rid of birds in your dairy barn with Avian Enterprises. ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Best Avian Control Applications for Dairy Barn Operators

    Dairy barns can easily become infested with birds during the colder months. This pest bird infestation can lead to shortages in livestock feed, damage to barn structures and even help problems for humans and animals alike. Make sure your dairy barn stays bird free with Avian Enterprises. Our product, Avian Control, solves your bird problems for good. What is the Best Way to Apply Avian ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • New tool opens world of climate finance to dairy sector

    The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in international carbon credit markets thanks to a new methodology that lets farmers and project designers reliably document how they are reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions - a step that will open up new sources of finance for the livestock industry and help promote investment in smallholder operations. FAO's new  ...

  • FAO Food Price Index falls despite climbing dairy prices

    The FAO Food Price Index fell in January for the first time in 3 months as lower prices of cereals, sugars, oils and meat outstripped gains in dairy values. The Index, based on the prices of a basket of internationally traded food commodities, averaged 203.4 points in January 2014, down 1.3 percent from December and 4.4 percent below ...

  • Statement: Farm Bill Moves Forward With Compromise on Dairy Policy

    “We would like to thank our dairy farmer owners, supporters in Congress, the National Milk Producers Federation and other industry leaders for tirelessly working to advocate for change in dairy policy. "We are disappointed with the announcement that the new Farm Bill will not include the Dairy Security Act (DSA). The DSA was created by farmers for farmers and would have benefited dairy ...

  • Farm Bill Legislative Committee Considers Dairy Safety Net Alternative Offered by Ohio State University

    A dairy safety net alternative formulated recently by a pair of dairy economists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is currently being discussed by lawmakers as a potential compromise to possibly end the dairy standoff that is one of the latest roadblocks in getting a new farm bill passed. According to published reports, a compromise based ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Conference Committee Must Act Now to Pass a Farm Bill this Year

    The U.S. House of Representatives will recess on Dec. 13, presenting another looming deadline for farm bill completion this year. National Farmers Union (NFU) has continued to send a clear message to members of the Farm Bill Conference Committee: we need a farm bill now. “The 113th Congress is making history for the wrong reasons,” said NFU ...


    By National Farmers Union

  • National Farmers Union supports Senate Dairy Program

    National Farmers Union (NFU) praises the U.S. Senate version of dairy policy after a recent comparison by the Congressional Research Servicearch Service (CRS) of the House and Senate farm bills shows that the Senate’s dairy program costs less than ...


    By National Farmers Union

  • i-UASB for dairy plant in Romania

    Colsen International b.v. and H. Van den Hul b.v. have successfully started up the in house developed i-UASB (integral UASB treatment) at the Covalact dairy plant in Sfantu Gheorghe (Romania). The pilot installation is running for 2 months now in different modes: traditional reactor operation, under high load conditions and even without pre-treatment. The different configurations of the ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • World Dairy Expo Pledges Support of Alliant Energy Center Pavilion Building Project

    MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo has pledged financial support of the pending new Alliant Energy Center (AEC) pavilion building project. World Dairy Expo is collaborating with public and private partners to fund the new project, including Dane County, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (WIDATCP) and Midwest Horse Fair. The official announcement was made ...


    By World Dairy Expo

  • Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, testimony before the U.S. house committee on agriculture

    Chairman Lucas, Ranking Member Peterson and Members of this committee, thank you for inviting me to testify. I’m pleased to be here today. I have great respect for the oversight role of Congress and believe that this ongoing dialogue is central to the commitment I have made to the American people to conduct EPA’s business transparently and with accountability. I also believe an ...

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