manure management

DairyCast 0123 for January 4 2008

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  • Recent highlights of American Meat Institute events including some valuable suggests for your dairy in 2008
  • The Farm Bill is finally coming to a close, but first it has to survive the conference committe and a potential veto. What will the economic impact be on you?
  • Upcoming conference on bioconvertion and manure digesters Register Here

DairyCast 0119 for December 11 2007

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  • Enter to Win an iPod! Click the image on the right...
  • Walt Cooley, Editor of Progressive Dairyman, shares his suggestion on how we can improve the image the public has of today's modern dairy operations
  • Canadian province alters regulations on manure application to shift the focus on the amounts of phosphorus applied

DairyCast 0115 for November 27 2007

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  • Dr. Claudia Mobley, Director of the Center for Retailing Excellence at the University of Arkansas, shares the 5 macro trends of today's consumer
  • Colleen Wilson, University of Manitoba, adds some research results on managing manure application to optimize pasture performance

DairyCast 0112 for November 16 2007

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  • Troy Dumler, Farm Economist and Farm Policy Specialist, updates the current status of the 2007 (2008?) Farm Bill
  • Utilizing risk management tools on your livestock operation in times of high risk and volatility 
  • How do we successfully manage odor and what does the EPA have planned to "help" us manage odor better?

DairyCast 0105 for October 23 2007

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  • Bill Campion, Pro-Act Microbials, talks about ways to modify your nutrient management plan for added opportunity
  • How we as producers can actively work to protect our production freedoms 

DairyCast 0084 for August 10 2007

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DairyCast 0080 for July 27

DairyCast 0080 Show Notes:

  • MRSA concern from antibiotic use.. what's happened and why
  • Foodborne illnesses and livestock manures 

DairyCast 0072 for June 29 2007

DairyCast 0072 Show Notes:

  • 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

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
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