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DairyCast 0034 February 13 2007

DairyCast 0034 Show Notes:
  • Jay Byrne with Vfluence shares concerns about fallout from current organic milk marketing efforts.
  • Jacques Dion at AgriVolt recommends an annual stray voltage audit
  • Johne's update you may want to pass around.

DairyCast 0033 February 9 2007

DairyCast 0033 Show Notes:
  • 10 minute e. Coli test under development at Drexel University
  • Canadian BSE update from U.S.D.A.
  • Dr. Geoffrey Zanton at work on reducing dairy heifer manure output through use of concentrates.
  • New company unveiled at World Ag Expo seeks to monetize dairy manure through methane and carbon credits with cash back to producers.
  • OptiBrand takes livestock traceability to a new level

DairyCast 0032 February 6 2007

DairyCast 0032 Show Notes:

DairyCast 0031b February 2 2007

DairyCast 0031b Show Notes:
  • Author of "The World Is Flat" updates his writings in a discussion at MIT on this special episode of DairyCast. How technology has changed the social and economic situation world-wide.

DairyCast 0030 for January 30, 2007

DairyCast 0030 Show Notes:
  • Are you on Cow Time? Keeping track of how your herd time is budgeted may show up in improved production.
  • Farm transitioning is the purpose of the North Carolina Farm Transition Network. Good ideas to help you through these important considerations.
  • Pioneer's Bill Mahanna shares on the update to Milk 2000.

DairyCast 0029 for January 26, 2007

DairyCast 0029 Show Notes:
  • President Bush supports biofuels in State of the Union address.
  • and two days later connects with officials at DuPont to acknowledge the stress this policy is placing on livestock producers.
  • Canadian think tank George Morris Centre president Larry Martin looks at the effects of current ethanol policies.
  • Dr. Ken Kalscheur at South Dakota State logs in on DDGs in dairy rations.

DairyCast 0029a for January 26, 2007

DairyCast 0029a Show Notes:
  • Dr. Moira Gunn of TechNation talks with author Carol Dweck about thinking styles and how your employees may be programmed to avoid change.

DairyCast 0028 for January 23, 2007

DairyCast 0028 Show Notes:
  • Successfully transitioning cows sets the groundwork for profitable production. Tom Overton helps us hit the marks for this important period.

DairyCast 0027 for January 19, 2007

DairyCast 0027 Show Notes:
  • Mycotoxins in more grain samples. Do you REALLY know where your corn is coming from?
  • Forage specialist for Pioneer, Bill Mahanna looks at milk butterfat suppression.
  • Market analysis with Univ of IL economist Darrell Good
  • Eric Atkinson from Ag Today talks with Iowa State Law Professor Roger McEowen about important tax provision extensions.

DairyCast 0026 for January 16, 2007

DairyCast 0026 Show Notes:
  • Feeding waste milk to calves looks to provide more benefit than previously thought.
  • USDA looks at current use of the term "Natural" with definition to come.
  • New grain products to maximize utilization for all users.
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