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Biomethane milk trucks become reality

The first trucks in the United States to be fueled by cow power were unveiled at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif. a few weeks ago. Two trucks that normally run on diesel fuel now run on biomethane gas from manure at Hilarides Dairy in Lindsay, Calif.

SSLC 2009: Video Presentations

Episode list on the right side of the player. For full screen, click on player below.

SSLC 2009: Interview with Jolene Brown On Family Business Management


Jolene Brown will have you laughing while you learn! She’s fun and funny, long-legged but not long-winded, and so insightful audiences accuse her of sleeping under their beds. The positive impact of her work is well documented by the accolades of those who have had her speak for their events. Coming from West Branch, Iowa this real “Farmer Brown” uniquely understands the hearts, homes and the business of agriculture. Through humor, hope, and helpful ideas her messages are guaranteed to bring ideas to put into action and something good to talk about in the days to come.

SSLC 2009: Producer Panel Discussion


Panel discussion with Co-Vale Holsteins, Meadow Brook Farms, Quarry Hill Dairy, Wayside Dairy Farm.

SSLC 2009: BMR Agronomy Update


BMR Agronomy Update: Using Silage-Specific On Your Farm. Art Graves, Jon Erickson, and Terry helm talk about growing corn silage, growing dairy feed, making milk, and being profitable.

DairyCast 0231, Conversations on relieving the headaches of getting your cows bred

Download mp3DairyCast 0231 Show Notes:

  • Would you like to relieve the headaches of getting your cows bred? Bovine Reproductive Specialists may have some answers. Many dairy's have contracted out their heifer growing and crop production, why not the reproduction aspect as well? For more information contact Dr. Kevin McSweeney

DairyCast 0223, Part 2, Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, on bringing innovation to your business and empowering employees

Download mp3DairyCast 0223 Show Notes:
  • Part 2 of our discussion with Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO. He shares his thoughts on bringing innovation to your business and empowering employees.

DairyCast 0222 for December 30 2008

Download mp3DairyCast 0222 Show Notes:
  • Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, shares his thoughts on bringing innovation to your business and empowering employees.

Make sure no holes exist in your animal well-being program

As we get ready to ring in the new year, this is a good time to look around at your operation and make sure no holes exist in your animal well-being program.

 

David Wolfgang, extension veterinarian at Penn State University offers this tip to dairy producers.

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