There was a time, not so long ago, when the widespread use of tractors transformed how farmers worked the land and the crops they grew, increasing productivity and efficiency. Now, robotic harvesting systems and machines using artificial intelligence to scan fields for weeds and diseases are the innovations transforming the sector. Biotechnology, precision agriculture and communication, and information technologies hold the promise to enhance global food security, improve sustainability and tackle the impact of agriculture on the environment, increase the efficiency and competitiveness of farming operations, and enhance resilience to manage risks like climate change.
Looking for answers to the burning questions facing dairy? We are udderly devoted to the space and the hard working folks involved.
Dairy is an industry that never sleeps, so having support around the clock is critical. That’s why Milk Moovement has live customer support from coast to coast, available 24/7, 365 days a year.
As we get into the new year, a few changes are coming to the dairy industry. This year is expected to face a few challenges, but there are opportunities within the market.
How much time do you think about the care of your cows? Research has found that the health and happiness of your cows are connected to the quality and quantity of milk production. The technology you use, the bedding, the grooming, the feeding, the comfort of the barn, and even the naming of your cows influences their well-being. Now, how often do you think about caring for yourself? Finding the right strategies and supports for your wellness will improve your moo-d, health, and productivity.
Milk Moovement, a leader in dairy supply chain software, attained its SOC 2 Type 1 report. This report is an achievement for both Milk Moovement and its users.
January 13, 2023
Milk Moovement was founded in 2018 to address the clear need for dairy producers, cooperatives, and processors to have better, more innovative software offerings to accomplish their goals. Our company has always and will always act in the best interest of dairy producers.
Tell us a bit about yourself.
I grew up in the Midwest where I lived in Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa, which are all big farm areas. I went to Loras College where I got my degree in marketing.
Milk Moovement has seen a lot of changes, challenges, and growth throughout 2022. Similarly, the dairy industry can be challenging, but we are aiming to make it easier. Co-founders Rob Forsythe, CEO, and Jon King, CPO, have a few reflections on this year and what the future holds for the company.
The carols. The lights. The department store advertising. The television specials. During this time of year, messages of festivities, food, and family are everywhere. But there’s still plenty to do on the farm – the chores won’t do themselves.
Cows come in many shapes and sizes, and breeds! The number of recognized cattle breeds varies, but it is estimated that there are over 250 different types of cows worldwide. There are Holsteins, Jerseys, the Brown cow who makes chocolate milk (we all wish that was true), and more.
Each breed has different benefits due to its genetic makeup, which allows them to have different purposes like dairy, work, or meat. Different species of cows are fit for certain climates, so the location of the cow and breed are just some of the things to consider when picking a herd.
Here are a few facts about different cow breeds.