Can you guess your cow's NEFAs?
Success in the transition period is a good indicator of whole farm management. Over the past five years my research group at the University of Minnesota has been studying what we call "Adaptive Nutrition." FULL STORY »
Dairy Nutrition and Management Short-course set for June 3-6
The Dairy Nutrition and Management Short-course is designed to expose nutritionists, allied industry professionals, and veterinarians to the latest research and its application within dairy nutrition and management. FULL STORY »
Dietary dry matter variation affects lactating dairy cows
Researchers at The Ohio State University determine if rebalancing diets for a short term (1-3 day) change in silage dry matter is necessary. FULL STORY »
The virtues of sand
Sand has been called the gold standard of bedding materials for dairy cows. A new podcast from Purdue Extension discusses why sand makes such an exceptional lying surface for cows. FULL STORY »
Cool dry cows to boost income potential
If cooling dry cows isn’t something you’ve ever considered, it may be an area of untapped economic potential. Here is a look at research that shows the advantages for both the cow and her calf. FULL STORY »
Do your homework before investing in precision dairy farming
Many precision dairy farming technologies exist. A new fact sheet provides questions to think about before you make the investment. FULL STORY »
Podcast focuses on evaporative cooling
Have you forgotten the magic of putting water over cows' backs to keep them cool? A recent podcast takes a second look at the benefits of this cooling strategy. FULL STORY »
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