DairyCast

DairyCast 0427 - Is The 'Dairy Security Act Of 2011' Best For Industry?

DairyCast 0427 Show Notes:

DairyCast 0426 - How Can Your Experience Impact Others?

DairyCast 0426 Show Notes:
  • We sometimes touch on topics or speakers outside of agriculture, especially when it helps us see the forest (more than just the trees).   Today, Robert Joss, Professor of Finance, Dean Emeritus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, shares his Top 10 Life Lessons with a group about to graduate.  These thoughts are applicable regardless of your position on the journey.  Feel free the share the link.
  • Link to full video with Robert J. Joss.

DairyCast 0425 - Economics And Exports, How Does The World Economy Affect Your Feed Prices?

DairyCast 0425 Show Notes:
  • Looking at the impact world economic uncertainty is having on U.S. exports, and why we should see less volatility in the years to come in our feed grain markets. We talk with Purdue economist Dr. Chris Hurt.

DairyCast 0424 - How Do You Ensure Animal Handling Policy Compliance?

DairyCast 0424 Show Notes:
  • Colorado State's Dr. Temple Grandin believes handling procedures have improved dramatically over the past decade but harbors concern for the 10% of handlers that shouldn't be near animals.

DairyCast 0423 - What is Pushing Cows To Slaughter?

DairyCast 0423 Show Notes:
  • Drought and forecasts for little rain and high feed prices pressure producers into herd liquidation.  How and when to move your steers under these conditions with Oklahoma State livestock economist Darrell Peel as he talks with Eric Atkinson.

DairyCast 0422 - What Are Impacts To Ag Financing And The Farm Bill?

DairyCast 0422 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Terry Barr, CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Group, and Ross Anderson, Chief Credit Officer with AgriBank, look at finance and economic questions asked by ag producers.  Do we feed or export grain? Turn it into ethanol? When will the Washington debate turn to the Farm Bill?

DairyCast 0421 - Alternative Ingredients In Animal Feeds

DairyCast 0421 Show Notes:
  • International Ingredient Corporation locates and identifies alternative feed components.  These materials are scanned with NIR technology to determine nutrient value and blended into traditional feeds for significant cost savings.  And who doesn't like chocolate?

DairyCast 0420 - Does Methane Production Vary By Individual Cow?

DairyCast 0420 Show Notes:
  • Walking the tradeshow floor at the American Dairy Science Association joint meeting with the American Society of Animal Scientists, Truffle Media's John Blue happens upon a new process to monitor methane production on individual cows.  It's another tool in your herd management toolbox... coming soon!

DairyCast 0419 - Get The Right People On Your Management Team No Matter How Much It Costs!

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DairyCast 0418 - Why Foreign Disease Threats Keep Industry On Edge

DairyCast 0418 Show Notes:
  • In this special episode with Tech Nation's Dr. Moira Gunn, Tom Thornton, president and CEO of the Kansas Bioscience Authority discusses the need to tighten our international biosecurity firewall.  Special thanks to ITConversations.com
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