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Dairy Dreams Shared.

You Live for these Dreams.

Your family. Your cows. The future of your business. Cargill helps feed these dreams of more milk production, better component efficiency, higher income over feed costs, heathier calves or simply a better quality of life. These are the stories of dreams meeting reality. These are the stories of how Cargill helps dairies thrive.

#PutYourHerdFirst campaign donates 100,000 servings of milk!

Cargill would like to thank everyone who used the HerdFirst® Facebook frame and hashtag #putyourherdfirst to support The Great American Milk Drive. More than 65,000 people engaged with the campaign on Facebook and Cargill is extremely proud to announce that all 200 food banks in the Feeding America network will receive 500 servings of milk! Cargill launched this campaign to raise awareness for HerdFirst, a new line of advanced calf and heifer nutrition, while living their mission of nourishing the world, and supporting the industries and communities they serve. To learn more about the HerdFirst line of products you can visit the website here.

Managing pregnant heifers: Monitor, monitor, monitor!

After the time and attention that has been invested in raising and breeding heifers, it can be easy to transition heifers to the pregnant pen and put them on autopilot until calving. This story covers the critical things that need to be monitored during this time period to ensure we are on target to meet dairy goals, and that those goals align to being a profitable dairy farm. 

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Safety Tip: Be Viz-able on farm; It could save your life!

We all know that spring is right around the corner, and with it comes the rush of spring work and getting crops planted. Now is a good time for each of us to review some of the hazards and key safety topics, and to help our family, friends and neighbors do the same.

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Jerseys and hard work make the dream work

Knepper brothers, Dennis and Allan, both agree that hard work and having a Jersey herd have been important keys to their success. This has allowed them to grow their herd over time with more on the horizon. However, health issues in their dry cows threatened to set them back.

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This farm is a really satisfying place to be

Click below to watch a video of Freund’s Farm Inc. and their experience making the switch to robots.