Mobile apps help dairy farmers compute costs
A popular feed-cost app will soon include a precision feeding feature that will allow you to track feed efficiency and estimate nutrient excretion. FULL STORY »
Avoid these 6 silage-sampling mistakes
Human error can influence the accuracy of your forage-testing results. Avoid these common mistakes when collecting and sending corn silage samples for testing. FULL STORY »
Cool new ways to really listen to your cows
New precision dairy technologies, such as rumination/activity or rumination/activity/temperature sensors, can help you listen to your cows 24 hours a day, even in the middle of the night when nobody is around. FULL STORY »
BMR dwarf forage sorghum: What's the buzz?
While there appears to be justification for BMR dwarf forage sorghum use in dairy forage systems, remember to consider it as part of an overall forage management strategy. FULL STORY »
Mycotoxin Management Summit coming up
The Alltech Mycotoxin Management Summit is Apr. 4-5 in Lexington, Ky. The first annual event plans to address many of last year’s issues and share the latest in mycotoxin research and development. FULL STORY »
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