Sept. 3 2018
Perhaps you’ve heard the saying “milk does a body good.” That’s true, but dairy products deserve respect for more than just the calcium, vitamin D, and protein they contain
Aug. 17 2018
Bill challenged me at a meeting about his high-producing Holstein herd (over 29,000 pounds of milk) with the question, “Do you have data that allows me to evaluate my herd to the national dairy...
June 18 2018
New release by Mike Hutjens! New to this edition are sections on: robotic feeding, high digestibility forages, and feeding strategies for increased herd production
June 18 2018
In addition to all the nutritional benefits dairy foods can offer growing children, new research has unveiled yet another positive reason to drink milk
Jan. 10 2018
The authors recently retired from the USDA-ARS U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wis., where they were a research microbiologist and agricultural information specialist
Jan. 8 2018
How they achieve 40,000 lbs of milk per cow presented by Tom Kestell, Ever-Green-View Dairy, and Steve Woodford, dairy nutritionist
Nov. 17 2017
Fine-tune herd care with new milk analyses presented by Dave Barbano, Cornell University
Oct. 13 2017
Mike Hutjens and Mike Rankin presented "A 2017-2018 forage and feed outlook” webinar
Oct. 13 2017
"A 2017-2018 forage and feed outlook" was presented by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois, and Mike Rankin, Hay & Forage Grower
Oct. 10 2017
Starch leads a storied life on the modern dairy farm. It begins in the cornfields where sunlight converts water and carbon dioxide to sugars, and these sugars are stored as starch in the grain
Oct. 9 2017
In the world of dairy nutrition, there are so many contributing factors to well-made diets . . . especially when it comes to fiber
Sept. 18 2017
For dairy producers in the northern United States, corn chopping season is nearing or has already arrived, and along with it, the difficult task of getting it cut at just the right dry matter
Sept. 15 2017
Management approaches to minimize nutrition-related health and production issues, presented by Bill Stone, Diamond V
Sept. 15 2017
You invest a great deal in making top quality feed. Do all that you can to see that it reaches the dairy cow in the best condition and that she consumes it
Aug. 18 2017
The August webinar focused on dry matter intake in four management groups: lactating cows, dry cows, growing heifers, and preweaned calves
Aug. 16 2017
Driving dry matter intake on dairy farmspresented by Mike Hutjens, University of IllinoisSponsored by Diamond V. Dry matters intakes continue to be a leading contributor to ca
Aug. 7 2017
Mother Nature’s been no friend to dairy producers trying to make forages in the northern part of the United States this year
July 24 2017
Nutritional analysis of feedstuffs, particularly forages, is the foundation of feeding programs on a dairy
July 3 2017
Add vitamin K to the list of positive attributes that come from a dairy-filled diet. Leafy green vegetables are the most obvious choice when it comes to getting enough of the vitamin
June 19 2017
Alternative beverages continue to fill the dairy aisle, but here’s proof that they simply don’t stack up to cows’ milk