Livestock groups say a proposed rule on organic livestock practices is based on public perception rather than science.
The Washington Department of Ecology's estimate of how much new pollution-control rules will cost da
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy industry news.
It alerts dairy managers by cellphone and email about an hour before a cow gives birth.
Large global inventories and weak demand will stretch out the rough patch for dairymen, but most of the major exporting regions have put the brakes on milk production.
Farmers are attending workshops on managing manure, and nitrate levels are dropping at dairies in at least two counties, according to the Washington State Department of Agriculture.
A relatively new technology is the use of Refined Functional Carbohydrates — known by the initials RFC — to help establish a healthy immune foundation for calves.
World milk production has finally started to contract, but it'll be some time before significant product inventories will clear the market.
Whatcom County dairy farmer Larry Stap defends farmers and his brand of milk.
Washington State Veterinarian Joe Baker was dismmised from the position which he had held for 20 months.