VES-Artex Unpacked: Water
A Key Element for Cow Cooling from the Inside-Out
VES-Artex Unpacked: Minimizing Heat Stress
As a dairy producer, there are few feelings worse than heading into peak heat stress months with known cow comfort issues that you don’t have a straightforward answer for.
Hands-Free, Health-Focused Tech: The New Frontier in Precision Farming
VES-Artex recently hosted the latest in its VES-Artex Academy Webinar series featuring Terry Canning, CEO and co-founder of CattleEye, a health management system featuring AI-powered video analytics specifically for livestock farmers.
Heat Stress Management Abroad
Heat stress was the theme of a webinar held in late March for dairy farmers in the Netherlands. Our own, Peter Manneke, and Ingrid van Dixhoornof Wageningen Livestock Research provided their expertise and insights.
Exploring How Milk Quality Begins Outside the Parlor
VES-Artex was recently joined by Dr. David Reid, veterinarian for Rocky Ridge Dairy Consulting to examine how dairies can help improve milk quality before cows reach the parlor.
VES-Artex Unpacked: THI
This is the first in a series of VES-Artex Unpacked Articles that will help you digest common dairy industry elements in a way that makes them first understandable, but more importantly: actionable.
Leveraging Data as a Tool, Not a Time Suck
Recently, Ryan Pearcy, Turntide’s director of product marketing for sustainable agriculture joined VES-Artex to share insights on integrating and optimizing data streams to help drive animal-centered environments on dairies using connected technologies.
The Value of Being Cool
Summer is just around the corner. That means rising temperatures, increased THI potential and more opportunity for the risk of heat stress to creep into your dairy’s operation.
The Effect of Heat Stress and the Impacts on Dairy Calves
The way we look at dairy calves has been less of a priority, but it shouldn’t be. While research in this area is less robust than on mature dairy cattle, we know that heat stress can have long-term impacts on calves.
The Time is Now to Tackle Heat Stress on Your Operation
The time is now to act on heat stress mitigation techniques, not in a few months when the threat of rising THI rears its head once more.