DairyCast 0218 for December 16 2008

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  • Can DNA markers be used to identify cattle susceptible to certain diseases? Dr. Mark Enns, Colorado State University, shares some of his current research.

DairyCast 0189 for September 2 2008

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  • A new Johnes Disease resource is available from the National Institute for Animal Agriculture. Click here for more information 
  • How are colleges and universities working together with industry partners to better develop today's college students to meet the challenges of our industry?

DairyCast 0187 for August 26 2008

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  • What does the temperature and variation in temperature in the reticulum tell us about the cow? Can it lead to better disease diagnosis and reproduction management?
  • Gary Crawford, USDA, highlights the forecasts for this year's corn and soybean yields.

DairyCast 0163 for May 30 2008

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  • An update on regulatory and legislative changes to the feed industry from Jerrod Kersey, American Feed Industry Association
  • How keeping equipment clean and sanitized can prevent the spread of microorganisms and keep your cows healthier

DairyCast 0158 for May 13 2008

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  • Acute Bloat Syndrome... what is it? What do you need to know about it and how to prevent it. Dianne Shoemaker, Ohio State University, highlights her experiences with the condition.
  • What do global consumers think about the quality and safety of the US food supply?

DairyCast 0091 for September 4 2007

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Show Notes:

  • Working to pull more feed and fuel per acre
  • Forage utilization including spreadsheet tool for ROI calculations
  • World Dairy Expo conversation with Walt Cooley from Progressive Dairyman
  • Michigan hopes to build model for rest of U.S. in tracking Bovine TB

DairyCast 0083 for August 7 2007

DairyCast 0083 Show Notes:

  • FMD U.K. Update
  • NAIS effort expands thru partnering
  • ZinPro's Mike Socha looks at maximizing cow efficiency
  • Conversation with Walt Cooley, editor of Progressive Dairyman
  • Corn condo concept


DairyCast 0065 for June 5 2007


DairyCast 0065 Show Notes:
  • Rick Grant with the Miner Institute looks at Stocking Density issues
  • BSE backgrounder - Why the Japanese do what they do
  • Agrability Project important to producers with disabilities.

DairyCast 0063 for May 29 2007

DairyCast 0063 Show Notes:

  • Reproductive performance monitors you need to consider with Mike Overton
  • A look at BVD-PI with Guy Loneragan. Link to Dairy Herd Screening Protocols.
  • Genetic markers hot topic for Dr. Jerry Taylor. What a difference a decade makes!
  • Ft. Collins home of the National Animal Germplasm Repository

DairyCast 0058 for May 11 2007

DairyCast 0058 Show Notes:

  • Experiments on mice indicate that BSE in cattle aged 21 and 23 months old not contagious
  • Iowa State Professor looks at nutrition impact on protein products
  • Transgenic animals with BioSidus' Dr. Carlos Melo
  • Economist certain biotechnology acceptance will come in the next decade
  • Alfalfa genetics
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