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By Ben Jensen, Aug 04, 2020
In many parts of the U.S., small-grain forages are increasing in popularity and can make excellent feed for milk cow rations when harvested at the correct stage of maturity and put up at proper moisture levels. These forages can provide additional fiber when carryover from the previous year is limited and can be used to supplement traditional hay and corn silage diets when there is a risk of limited summer forage production due to growing conditions...READ MORE ›

By Stewart Galloway, Ph.D., Jul 29, 2020
Pork producers face new challenges every day — and often several at the same time. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the work we did as swine nutritionists was helping our customers identify cost areas and adjusting those costs appropriately. ..READ MORE ›

By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Jul 28, 2020
Raising replacement heifers represents a significant investment, accounting for roughly 15–20% of expenses on the farm. The replacement heifer represents the future of the dairy herd; however, many times, when milk prices are low, producers are tempted to cut costs on replacement heifers. ..READ MORE ›