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Dairy Cattle & Dairy Farming

Holstein dairy cattle being milked at Pennwood Dairy Farms
Making Soft Cheeses  ( pdf | 101 kb )

Colorado State University. Cooperative Extension Service.

Small-scale production of Neufchatel, cream cheese and pizza cheese.

 The Purebred Dairy Cattle Association.

 Summarizes information on diary cattle breeds, supplies PDF copies of scorecards and evaluation cards, and supplies dairy news.

 Dairy and  Heifer Association.

 Relates free dairy news. Appraises dairy cows using the Dairy and Heifer Association gold standards. Archive of articles for members.

 University of Missouri Extension.

Classifies herd management related information by dairy management protocols, management software, management apps, and cow comfort and handling.

 University of Nebraska. 

Organizes links to online resources including dairy organizations, dairy markets, and world dairy links.

 Penn State Extension

Targets links to full-text documents on dairy-related issues.

 Virginia Tech. 

Addresses science and technology related dairy issues in a monthly newsletter.

NRC. Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Dairy Cattle Nutrition.

Breaks down dairy cattle nutrient requirements by energy, fat, proteins, and carbohydrates. Includes calf nutrition and water requirements. 2007 publication.

 USDA.  Agricultural Research Service.  Animal and Natural Resources Institute

Assembles articles, reports, and abstracts on research done to discover, test, and implement improved genetic evaluation techniques for economically important traits in dairy cattle.

 USDA.  APHIS.  Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health

Reproduces reports and fact sheets on dairy animal health and nutrition.