Feedstuffs, they keep a-changing. New to the menu of co-products that have the potential as an excellent dairy heifer feed source is soybean syrup resulting as a co-product of aquaculture feed manufacturers.
In an ag economy when profits are low and margins are tight, it’s more important than ever to have a factual handle on your farm’s finances, according to ag lender Carmen Michels with Compeer Financial.
Summer climate changes mean preweaned calves need more water in their diets to prevent dehydration. But calf and heifer specialist Sam Leadley says calves also need water year-around for optimal digestive development.
Dairy economics, policy, robotic milking, performance benchmarking, heifer development, genomic selection and more are on the agenda for a broad range of educational seminars at the 2018 World Dairy Expo.