DairyCast 0203 for October 21 2008

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  • Dan McFarland, Senior Extension Educator Agricultural Engineering at Penn State Cooperative Extension, offers a valuable outlook on optimizing calf environment for success in your operation.

DairyCast 0148 for April 8 2008

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  • Alex Avery, Director of Research at the Center for Global Food Issues, discusses the eco-safety and benefits of growth promoting pharmaceuticals
  • Supporting visuals of his presentation

DairyCast 0145 for March 28 2008

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  • Kylene Anderson, Sorted Semen Marketing Specialist with ABS Global, highlights the details of the semen sorting process as well as the offering available to you
  • Your reproduction synchronization protocol can determine your success rate for conception
  • Will the new California environmental laws become a precedent for other states to follow?

DairyCast 0139 for March 7 2008

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  • Cloning: where have we been and where are we today? Gary Crawford, USDA, summarizes recent developments from USDA and FDA
  • Bruce Vincent, Multiple Generation Environmental Steward and Logger from Libby, MT, shares an empowering presentation comparing consumer influence on the logging industry to today's dairy industry 

DairyCast 0135 for February 22 2008

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  • The Largest Beef Recall in History - what caused it?
  • A detailed look at dairy producers investment in the beef checkoff program and the proposed enhancements discussed at the Cattle Industry Annual Convention
  • How to successfully comply with the new waste discharge requirements and the impact on California dairy producers

DairyCast 0126 for January 15 2008

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  • Debbie Reed, DRD Associates, shares her ten year battle to promote agriculture's importance in the new carbon economy
  • Select Sires partnership with Igenity will help unlock the genetic potential of your herd
  • Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin, offers a word of caution on forage seed quality for 2008

DairyCast 0124 for January 8 2008

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  • Dr. Rick Kohn, University of Maryland, offers some advice on improving the environmental impact of your operation as well as using milk urea nitrogen (MUN) as a management tool to reduce cost and negative effects
  • How we handle employee conflicts can make a big difference, some tips from Agriculture Management Coach, Don Tyler
  • The 2007 year in review from USDA

DairyCast 0082 for August 3 2007

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DairyCast 0075 for July 10 2007

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  • Air quality studies underway as outlined in the EPA Animal Feeding Operations Agreement. Overview and factsheet.
  • Probiotics - if they work, we don't know why or how. But we're learning.
  • Environmental planning, Canadian style with Ian Wishart of Keystone Agri Producers.

DairyCast 0072 for June 29 2007

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  • Elanco - Ivy Animal Health deal from the top
  • Dr. Andrew Sharpley of the University of Arkansas addresses environmental sustainability and a systems approach in this conversation with Bruce Cochrane
  • FFA members coming to a premises near you
  • Editor of Progressive Dairyman previews the next issue
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