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DairyCast 0465 - Nutrition Challenges/Opportunities In 2013

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  • Purina Animal Nutritionist Martha Baker reminds us high grain prices beget high milk prices and producers need to watch marginal milk production in addition to their bottom line.  

DairyCast 0381 - What plants should you be concerned with in your forages?

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  • Dr. Larry Hollis, Kansas State Cattle Veterinarian, shares his concerns over some dangerous plants and the potential damage they can cause your cows.

DairyCast 0380 - The verdict is in on Roundup Ready Alfalfa

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DairyCast 0364 - What is the future of Roundup Ready Alfalfa? It's in the Supreme Court's hands

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DairyCast 0342 - How to get the most out of the standing forage in your pastures

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  • Today we investigate managed intensive grazing strategies with David Davis, Superintendent of the 1,200 acre Forage Systems Research Center at the University of Missouri.

DairyCast 0334 - What is the future of Roundup Ready Alfalfa?

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  • Jerry Gano, W-L Research, updates us on the current status of the future of planting Roundup Ready Alfalfa and welcomes our input during the comment period.

DairyCast 0202 - navigating all of the choices of corn silage

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  • Having difficultly navigating all of the choices of corn silage? Everett Thomas, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, share his years of experience to help simplify the maze.

DairyCast 0166 for June 10 2008

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  • Roger McEowen, Director of the Center for Agricultural Law at Iowa State University, highlights two recent legal cases and their impacts on the agriculture community.
  • Following a recent conference, John Baah, Research Scientist at Agrifoods Canada, shares some valuable information that you should know about silage inoculants.

DairyCast 0142 for March 18 2008

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  • Kathleen Emery, Dairy Veterinarian, discusses the value of using higher digestible forages for improved milk production
  • Dr. John F. Smith, Kansas State University, presents his work with cross-ventilation dairy barn design that has provided new options for improved cow comfort that translate to better herd health and production

DairyCast 0141 for March 14 2008

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  • The latest research on silage specific and brown mid-rib hybrids shows that the multi-generation investment is yielding tremendous reults for dairy producers
  • How does traceability work in a voluntary animal identification system?  And does it pay?
  • Is it worth it to keep some dairy steers around to feed out? Let's look at the costs and benefits to determine if the idea makes sense for you.
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