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DHIA Herd Summary

The Bearden Dairy Research Center sends milk samples to the Dairy Herd Improvement Association lab once a month to be tested.  The results from the tests are in the following reports.  These reports give us important insight on how our herd is doing overall and what areas we may need to improve in.  We will be updating the reports monthly so that producers are able to see the positive and negative aspects of our operation.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us, as we are always happy to discuss our management protocols. 


Grazers - November (PDF)

Holstein - November (PDF)

Holstein - November (PDF)

 

Grazers - October (PDF)

Holstein - October (PDF)

Jersey - October (PDF)

 

Grazers - July (PDF)

Holstein - July (PDF)

Jersey - July (PDF)

 

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News

Filed Under: Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Catfish, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Specialty Crop Production, Coronavirus September 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will accept applications for assistance from agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.Sign-up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 -- CFAP 2 -- begins Sept. 21 and runs through Dec. 11, 2020. The program is open to producers of row crops, livestock, aquaculture, dairy and specialty crop commodities.

A man in a baseball cap stands in front of long tables with a crowd of people in the background.
Filed Under: Extension Administration, Agriculture, Cotton, Fruit, Beef, Dairy, Goats and Sheep February 24, 2020

2020 marked Bill Fitts’ 27th consecutive appearance at the annual North Mississippi Producer Advisory Council meeting.

Filed Under: Agriculture, Livestock, Dairy September 16, 2019

School groups and families will soon have a chance to tour a dairy farm and learn where their food comes from

Three grocery store fridge doors are stocked with 1- and 2-gallon jugs of milk with red tops and labels.
Filed Under: Dairy, Food, Nutrition May 31, 2019

National Dairy Month is a great time to consider the numerous health benefits dairy products provide and how supporting the industry indirectly helps a variety of people.

Black and white Hostein cows and light brown Jersey cows graze on green grass.
Filed Under: Youth Livestock, Dairy October 19, 2018

On a rainy day in early autumn, hundreds of people packed into the Mississippi State University Joe Bearden Dairy Center to learn where their milk, butter, yogurt, and ice cream come from. (File Photo by Kat Lawrence)

Success Stories

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4-H, Support 4-H, Agriculture, Livestock, Dairy
Volume 6 Number 1

Neal Smith grew up in Picayune in Pearl River County and has lived in Ohio for 27 years. As the chief executive officer and executive secretary for the American Jersey Cattle Association, Smith has been able to stay connected to the reason he joined 4-H as a child—his love of dairy cattle. He first joined 4-H because he wanted to show his Jersey calf at the Pearl River County Fair.

A smiling man with a "dedicated to dairy" logo on his shirt, stands in a pasture.
Dairy
Volume 4 Number 1

Pat Ard has tended his grandfather’s legacy since 1971, when he took the helm of the family farm from his father.
What started as a 211-acre Lincoln County cotton farm in 1894 is now a 1,200-acre dairy farm with more than 240 Holstein cows.

A child uses colorful LEGO bricks at a 4-H Robotics competition.
STEM – Science Technology Engineering and Math, Dairy, Pesticide Applicator Certification, City and County Government, Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers, Soil Testing, Natural Resources
Volume 3 Number 3

4-H Debuts New Curriculum · Extension Develops Workforce · La-Z-Boy Donates Fabric · Stars Focus On Sustainability · Extension Directs Herbicide Training · Youth Discover Dairy Science · Soil Lab Welcomes New Manager

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