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Fewer farms and higher yields per cow: the trends in the U.S.

U.S. farm indicators

The number of farms in the United States continues to shrink, while the farm size is becoming larger. The number of farms in the United States for 2018 is 2,029,200, down 12,800 farms from 2017 and down 70,100 from 2013.

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Oceania: competition with Europe increases [News Oceania n°6/2015]

Period: March 9 – 20, 2015 AUSTRALIA Milk production: has been supported by favorable weather conditions and fairly good producer margins. Weather situation: favorable over most of the key dairying regions. Recent rains across southern Australia have improved paddocks, and producers are

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Simulated Feed Ration

The weight of the protein component on the total cost varies as the two components prices change. developed a new tool in order to study the dairy cow feed rations costs. The Simulated Feed Ration is a theoretical feed model, composed by 70% of corn meal and by 30% of soybean extraction meal (protein content: 44% as

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