DairyCast 0118 for December 7 2007

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  • Don Tyler, agriculture Management Coach and Advisor, shares some valuable advice on modifying employee behavior
  • Farm safety is a year-round priority, making improvements during the down time can increase productivity and help prevent injury

DairyCast 0117 for December 4 2007

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  • With the Ethanol revolution in full swing, what has become of cellulosic ethanol?
  • How much influence do consumers have on retailers and what will their stance be on modified atmosphere packaging? 

DairyCast 0116 for November 30 2007

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  • Preserving our most important resources: our land and our people
  • Increases in grain commodity prices is leading to elevated land values and higher pasture rents
  • New technology available to vets may make life a little easier for producers and vets

DairyCast 0115 for November 27 2007

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  • Dr. Claudia Mobley, Director of the Center for Retailing Excellence at the University of Arkansas, shares the 5 macro trends of today's consumer
  • Colleen Wilson, University of Manitoba, adds some research results on managing manure application to optimize pasture performance

DairyCast 0114 for November 23 2007

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  • Special Holiday Episode... Collaboration and Collective Intelligence from MIT

DairyCast 0113 for November 20 2007

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  • Using fungi in the spent water of ethanol production to gain beneficial ingredients for dairy producers
  • USDA helps share the significance of global trade on a local level
  • A changing paradigm with the National Dairy Checkoff
  • Keeping our tools available to us to optimize production to meet a growing world population

DairyCast 0112 for November 16 2007

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  • Troy Dumler, Farm Economist and Farm Policy Specialist, updates the current status of the 2007 (2008?) Farm Bill
  • Utilizing risk management tools on your livestock operation in times of high risk and volatility 
  • How do we successfully manage odor and what does the EPA have planned to "help" us manage odor better?

DairyCast 0111 for November 13 2007

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  • Personal experiences on managing biosecurity from a progressive Wisconsin dairy
  • Dr. Marian Van Kieselink, University of British Columbia, shares research on understanding the behavior of dairy cows and how your operation may benefit 

DairyCast 0110 for November 9 2007

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  • Recent research from the University of Arizona on managing heat stress in your dairy herd
  • Utilizing ID technology to manage your herd and market your products
  • Igenity provides opportunities to measure success from the inside out

DairyCast 0109 for November 6 2007

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  • Expansion and movement of the US Dairy Herd by Walt Cooley, Progressive Dairyman (Click here for Reference Map)
  • Utilizing RFID to maximize the benefits to your herd
  • Next year's World Dairy Expo is already on the horizon, a visit with new General Manager, Marke Clarke
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