Dairy News

2022 GENEX Collegiate Scholarship Recipients Announced

With a commitment to future generations, each year GENEX awards scholarships to students who are pursuing degrees in agriculture and are actively involved on a GENEX cooperative member’s farm or ranch. The 2022 recipients of the $1,000 GENEX Collegiate Scholarships show drive, dedication and, most importantly, passion for agriculture. They are leaders in their schools …

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Stockmanship is key during A.I. breeding projects

After making the progressive decision to implement artificial insemination (A.I.) into your herd, there is one big word to focus on: Stockmanship Stockmanship is the knowledgeable and skillful handling of livestock in a safe, efficient, effective and low stress manner (Stockmanship Journal). While it’s important to practice good stockmanship skills whenever handling cattle, it’s especially …

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Reissue of April 2022 Holstein Genetic Information

An important message from the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB), Holstein Association USA, Inc. (HAUSA), and the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB):  New official U.S. genetic evaluations will be released on Tuesday, April 12. This data will replace the evaluations initially released on Tuesday, April 5, for Holstein animals. Data from the December …

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How do I best select for milk production and feed efficiency?

TruthFeed costs are some of the highest inputs on a farm. MythYou can’t genetically select for feed efficiency. TruthYou have access to the best tool to genetically select for feed efficiency and production. When it comes to selection for dairy cattle feed efficiency, GENEX ICC™ has you covered. Because EFFICIENCY MATTERS! As a dairy producer, …

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Recent Research Reveals Added Benefits to RumiLife® CAL24™

Restoring calcium levels after a cow gives birth is essential. She needs the proper amount of calcium to help her bounce back, as well as vitamin D to help maximize calcium absorption. But how do you know the calcium supplement you are giving her is meeting the criteria needed? If you could use a calcium …

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Diverse Sires Added to Jersey Lineup

The GENEX Jersey and Mixed Breed lineups offer performance and productivity while excelling in health and sustainability. With 11 new sires, our herd genetic line contains the genetics you need today to create successful generations tomorrow. Industry-leading new sire 1JE07141 RAZOR SHARP lives up to his name with a big +594 ICC™, +138 JPI™ and …

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