A recent study indicates the US milk market will continue robust growth over the next several years. A key driver will be a recognition by health conscious consumers of milk as a nutrient rich food. Presumably then, better quality (healthier) milk will be in higher demand as long as cost doesn’t become prohibitive.
This coincides with a couple of other trends which should be of interest to dairy producers: a demand for more locally sourced food, and technological advances which will allow consumers to reconnect with farms.
Smart dairy operations will be able to take advantage of each one of these trends. Here’s how a fodder system will help: [Read more…]