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 »
Advanced Topics in Feed Management Conference is May 9
The Penn State Extension Dairy Team is hosting a one-day conference examining current topics in the precision feeding of dairy cattle. FULL STORY »
6 silage sampling mistakes
Do you collect silage with your palm down? It could be influencing the accuracy of your forage testing results. Here are some other common mistakes to avoid when collecting and sending corn silage samples for analysis. FULL STORY »
- “Ag-gag” laws in the news
- Conventional agriculture winning some, losing some in culture war
- Can genomics, OPU and IVF take the industry to the 'next level?'
- Monsanto opens search for 2014 "Farm Mom of the Year"
- School breakfasts celebrated from coast to coast
- California February 4a/4b prices new record highs
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