Oct. 29 2018
It takes approximately 1,400 pounds of corn to finish out a steer. Would we be better off feeding that corn to humans instead?
Oct. 15 2018
A new California law mandates restaurants serving kids’ meals must offer either milk or water as their advertised drink options
Oct. 13 2018
The feed supply: the quality cards we’ve been dealt presented by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois and Mike Rankin, Hay & Forage Grower magazine
Sept. 25 2018
As we evaluate fiber in dairy cow rations, one major question that arises is: “What is the interaction between fiber digestibility and particle size, and how does it affect the cow?”
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...
July 31 2018
There’s a new resource in town, with the latest on feed and nutrition for your cows. Introducing . . . the Feeding Guide, 4th Edition by Mike Hutjens!
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
June 18 2018
New to this edition are sections on: robotic feeding, high digestibility forages, and feeding strategies for increased herd production
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