By Ben Jensen, Mar 30, 2021
Silage is not immune to the many challenges we face on the farm, and the risks begin before it even becomes silage.…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Mar 23, 2021
Since heifer-rearing costs represent the second-greatest cost to the dairy (behind feed costs for the lactating herd),…READ MORE ›
By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Feb 16, 2021
heifers represent the future potential of a dairy operation. Raising heifers is costly and labor-intensive, so…READ MORE ›
By Jon Pretz, PH.D., Jan 14, 2021
As a dairy producer, you should evaluate and analyze your farm from many viewpoints on a regular basis. Farms that…READ MORE ›
By Ben Jensen, Dec 08, 2020
Farmers love what they do, and whether they realize it or not, each one lives for the harvest — not just crop farmers…READ MORE ›
By Angie Golombeski, Ph.D., Nov 25, 2020
Dairymen strive to successfully grow and harvest high-quality forages that can then be used as the basis for the…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 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 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…READ MORE ›