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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.

Heifer Nutrition: Start with the end in mind

Success begins with an end in mind. Think trajectory. Think reverse engineering. If you want age at first calving (AFC) to be 21 or 22 months old, you better have an “end” weight and frame modeled into your growth system. Once you know growth targets, you can align nutrition to meet those goals.

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I can feed 1,000 animals and still get to church Sunday morning.

Keith wasn’t sure he could trust a young Cargill DFC to feed his cows, “It used to be that everyone I took advice from was older than me, and now they’re all my kid’s age and I’m not sure I’m comfortable with that.” Those feelings of skepticism soon dissipated.

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Undeniably Devoted to Dairy

When it comes to caring for the comfort and welfare of dairy animals, Dr. Jeff Brose is undeniably devoted

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Thinking direct supply? Know before you go

Based on my experiences, I can offer some insights into how these companies purchase milk and what details can make the difference in being selected as a preferred milk supplier. 

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