By Ernie Hansen, M.S., Nov 16, 2020
As we near the end of 2020 — a year whose outcome no one could ever have predicted — I want to take a moment to…READ MORE ›
By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Oct 21, 2020
Passive immunity in dairy calves is evaluated by measuring the serum total protein (STP) within the first 1 to 7 days…READ MORE ›
By Twig Marston, Ph.D., Oct 14, 2020
When planning the management program for the late-gestation cowherd, we need to be preparing for what’s next. “What’s…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Sep 23, 2020
It is well-known that once corn silage is harvested and ensiled, it takes some time before the silage will reach its…READ MORE ›
By Jamie Pietig, M.S., Sep 17, 2020
Without a doubt, 2020 will go down in the record books as one of the most challenging years ever for the livestock…READ MORE ›
By James Gaspers, Ph.D., Aug 13, 2020
Growth-promoting implants have been used in the beef cattle industry for decades. They serve to increase muscle…READ MORE ›
By Ben Jensen, Aug 04, 2020
Co-author: Jon Pretz, Ph.D., dairy nutritionist In many parts of the U.S., small-grain forages are increasing in…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…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…READ MORE ›