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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.

DairyCast 0047 for March 30 2007

DairyCast 0047 Show Notes:
  • Animal Handling Conference for AMI starts off with handling animal issues. We talk with Dr. Mark Walton of Viagen. What's up with cloning and what happens next?
  • Click here for clone safety website
  • DairyCast 0046 for March 27 2007

    DairyCast 0046 Show Notes:
    • Additional freight cars on order as railways prepare for more corn than ever
    • Potential for U.S.-Brazil ethanol agreement, dare we call it a 'corntel'?
    • Farm Futures analyst tells Commodity Classic crowd how it is with biofuels impact on markets
    • Mycotoxins in forage an issue if not tested and handled properly

DairyCast 0045a for March 23 2007

DairyCast 0045a Special Feature on "Building a Civilized Workplace". Author Robert Sutton talks with Dr. Moira Gunn.

DairyCast 0045 for March 23 2007

DairyCast 0045 Show Notes:
  • Exports supporting milk markets.
  • Mary Ledman of Keough Ledman says future of the industry bright.
  • Dairy Farmers of America meeting in Kansas City. Cindy Zimmerman talks with chairman Tom Camerlo.
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