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Aug. 17 2020
Calves like consistency — consistency in what they are fed, when they are fed, and how they are fed. Similar to human babies, calves crave a regular schedule. Understandably, they do not like change
Aug. 3 2020
Chromium is a relatively “new” mineral for dairy cows
July 9 2020
if 2020 had been a package received in the mail, we would like to “return to sender.” One sentiment suggested that at the end of March, the 90-day trial for 2020 was up and they wanted their...
June 1 2020
Alternative forages, such as cereals, warm-season grasses like sorghum, and mixed blends of annual grasses and legumes (sometimes dubbed cocktail mixes), continue to be a consideration for many dairies
May 25 2020
Proper mixing of dairy rations is one of the key jobs on a dairy farm operation. It is crucial to carefully manage this process
April 25 2020
The 2019 American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Annual Meeting was held in Cincinnati, Ohio, in June. Over 1,800 attendees from more than 60 countries participated
April 10 2020
Researchers have demonstrated that controlling energy intake prepartum, specifically by targeting nutrient consumption to maintain a consistent body condition, may reduce the subsequent risk of ketosis
March 25 2020
The cropping enterprise is an integral component to the success of the dairy enterprise and the whole farm in generating profit. Purchased feed costs are usually monitored regularly by producers
March 10 2020
Wars start after several years of struggle and conflict. When war finally breaks out, multiple battles rage simultaneously on many fronts, as people fight for their existence
Feb. 25 2020
When filling out an application for a state driver’s license renewal and REAL ID, an applicant needs to ensure that each of the spots on the application are completed, required documents are on hand
Feb. 10 2020
as agronomists working in the forage and dairy space, we are often in a conundrum over forage moisture and forage dry matter (DM)
Jan. 25 2020
We have come a long way in our understanding of fat mobilization in the past decades
Jan. 10 2020
The 2019 corn silage crop appears to have potential based upon early sample analysis summaries. However, the key word in this introduction is “potential.”
Dec. 9 2019
From a soil health perspective, small grains may be planted to protect the soil from wind and rain erosion, to reduce soil compaction and penetration resistance, to improve soil porosity and soil water...
Nov. 15 2019
High rainfall totals this past spring, often accompanied by flooding, left many farmers in the Corn Belt, the Upper Midwest, and the Northeast unable to plant corn until well after the recommended time
Oct. 25 2019
As new technologies emerge, milking cows robotically continues to gain interest and adoption, but there’s a gap between research and farm level application

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