Dairy Products

Make sure to check out the links on the General Resources - Marketing Specific Products page, starting with your state's agricultural resources.

 

Arizona Resources

Arizona Ranchers' Management Guide

University of Arizona, 2001.
This guide contains extension-developed information on a wide range of issues related to Arizona ranch management, including information on production, policy, and economic issues.
http://ag.arizona.edu/arec/pubs/rmg/ranchers.html

 

 

New Mexico Resources

New Mexico State University Dairy Extension Program

The mission of the NM State University Dairy Extension Program is to provide information, technology, and sound science to the dairy industry in New Mexico. This website has numerous publications related to dairy production.

http://cahe.nmsu.edu/ces/dairy/index.html

 

 

Other Resources

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization working to protect over 150 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction. Included are asses, cattle, goats, horses, sheep, pigs, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys. Founded in 1977, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is the pioneer organization in the U.S. working to conserve historic breeds and genetic diversity in livestock.

http://www.albc-usa.org/

 

Dairy Business Innovation Center

The Dairy Business Innovation Center is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to growing specialty and artisan dairy businesses.

http://www.dbicusa.org/

 

ATTRA Livestock Publications

The resources offered here deal with sustainable livestock production literally from the ground up. Pasture management, feeds and forages are covered by several publications, while others address care and management for specific animals and marketing of the products derived from them.  Several specific publications of note include:

The Economics of Grass-Based Dairying

NCAT's Organic Livestock Workbook: A Guide to Sustainable and Allowed Practices

https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/livestock/