DairyCast

DairyCast 0055 for May 1 2007

DairyCast 0055 Show Notes:

  • Update on feed contaminants from the FDA
  • The role of Veterinary Toxicology in animal agriculture with Dr. Birgit Puschner of U.C. Davis
  • Optimizing alfalfa performance with with product selection options
  • Install a digester on a budget
  • Parasites take a big bite out of productivity
  • "Those who don't understand, manage...

DairyCast 0054 for April 27 2007

DairyCast 0054 Show Notes:

  • Animal Traceability efforts underway draw attention again after feed contamination in the U.S.
  • Ivy Natural Solutions providing alternatives for alternative producers
  • Chromium looks to provide production benefits, according to Dr. John McNamara
  • Looking at your corporate communications from a different perspective

DairyCast 0053a for April 25 2007

DairyCast 0053a Show Notes:

  • Special episode featuring Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns Press Conference on Farm Bill Legislation, including comments on conservation reserve and security programs, wetlands programs and lower interest rates for new and minority farmers on farm loans.

DairyCast 0053 for April 24 2007

DairyCast 0053 Show Notes:

  • Milkfat depression culprits with Dr. Adam Lock of Cornell
  • Coleman Natural Foods spokesman talks about terminology
  • Status of the USDA process of determining what the term 'Natural' means
  • Delay insemination and improve production efficiency

DairyCast 0052 for April 20 2007

DairyCast 0052 Show Notes:

  • Argentina's GMO/Clones producing human insulin
  • Cost of corn and soy up for growers and users
  • More on low energy rations with Jim Drackley
  • Brian Winnekins reports on DDGs considerations in your mix
  • Stocking density impact on bottom line with R

DairyCast 0051 for April 17 2007

DairyCast 0051 Show Notes:

  • Update on nutrition strategies for your herd from Jim Drackley
  • Steve Huntzinger says research shows additional phosphorus not helping reproduction
  • Winterkill and your alfalfa... How to evaluate that stand
  • Milbank Community Foundation hooks up

DairyCast 0050 for April 13, 2007

DairyCast 0050 Show Notes:
  • Somark co-founder Mark Pydynowski on his company's new RFID ink for livestock
  • Dan Murphy with www.meatingplace.com on animal welfare
  • Wes Jamison from the University of Florida on working with people from different cultures

DairyCast 0050a for April 13 2007

DairyCast 0050a Show Notes:

DairyCast 0049 for April 6 2007

DairyCast 0049 Show Notes:
  • Evaluating forage quality through gas production technology with Ritchie Feed's Jay Johnston. Link to paper on the process.
  • Paul Martin of Western Dairymen looks at the environmental issues facing western producers.
  • Dr. Ken Olsen with the Johne's education project talks with Cindy Zimmerman.
  • Closing with Paul Martin's view of the future.

DairyCast 0048 for April 3 2007

DairyCast 0048 Show Notes:
  • Keynote speaker at National Institute for Animal Agriculture meeting in Sacramento, Bill Jones of Pacific Ethanol, talks about the biofuels - animal agriculture interrelationship
  • Five major factors limit reproduction efficiency with Paul Fricke of the Univ of Wisconsin at Madison
  • Ladd Muirbrook of DHI Provo discusses his company's new products
  • Dairy acronyms - what they mean and how to lower them with Dr.
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