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2013-01-07 05:01:03

Dairy farmers face growing scrutiny over manure management. iCropTrak software, now available on the iPhone and providing multi language support, makes regulatory compliance record keeping affordable, flexible and convenient. Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 With the “Milk Cliff” precipice safely in the rear view mirror, dairy farmers nationwide are now turning their attention back to an increasingly deep pool of regulations governing the management of animal waste....

New Analysis Shows Cheese Has Been Around For 7,000 Years
2012-12-13 12:33:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cheese is, and has been for centuries, one of the most popular food products. The National Dairy Council recognizes over 400 varieties in the U.S. alone. Roman legionnaires were given hard cheeses as part of their daily rations when on military maneuvers, and Pliny's Natural History, written in 77 CE, devotes an entire chapter to describing the variety of cheeses enjoyed by Romans. A team of scientists led by the University of...


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Australian Milking Zebu Cattle
2014-07-09 13:49:54

The Australian Milking Zebu (AMZ) is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Australia in the 1950s. It was developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) by crossbreeding the Sahiwal and Red Sindhi cattle from Pakistan with Jersey cattle. A small amount of Illawarra, Guernsey and Friesian blood was introduced as well. It was bred specifically to be resilient to heat, cattle tick and for milk production. The AMZ is similar in color and markings to...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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