Farm Decisions Related to rbST use in Michigan

This article is aimed at supplying information to assist dairy producers relative to the decision to use rbST and how to proceed if the decision made is to cease use. As revenues and costs are farm specific, a budgeting approach is discussed with the intent farms will substitute their own values.

Author Information

Christopher Wolf, Michigan State University

Introduction

For the past couple of years, an increasing number of retailers and, thus, processors and cooperatives have moved away from recombinant …