Is the grass greener?
Farms utilize pasture to lessen stored forage demand during the spring and summer months, when quantity may be limited. But, how many producers can say they manage pastures to their fullest potential? FULL STORY »
Early season forage supplies
What are the different options to increase early forage produced on your operation? Your approach and priorities will depend on whether you need forage for lactating cows, dry cows, growing heifers or bred heifers. FULL STORY »
Know dry matter when buying or selling feeds
Water in feeds dilutes nutrients that have economic value. A new Dairy Issue Briefs article from The Ohio State University can help you price wet feeds more accurately. FULL STORY »
The 2001 Dairy NRC lives on
Many people still use the 2001 National Research Council (NRC) computer model to evaluate dairy cattle diets. Now there is a new version available for download. FULL STORY »
New warm-weather calf starter
Nutritional adjustments for cold stress have become fairly common in calf-rearing. Now there’s an option to fine-tune starter nutrition to compensate for heat stress as well. FULL STORY »
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