nutrition

DairyCast 0465 - Nutrition Challenges/Opportunities In 2013

DairyCast 0465 Show Notes:
  • 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 update for April 12, 2012, Is Neutral Detergent Fiber Digestibility Nutritious and Affordable?

Updates from the Midwest Dairy Conference have information that might change the way you look at your operations. Dairy Manager Stephen Fenderhoff discussed take-aways that can increase his efficiency and profitability. Also this week, Jon van Koy of Nature's Farm overviews the unique nutrition program his company employs and why it appeals to consumers.

DairyCast 0452 - Is Neutral Detergent Fiber Digestibility Nutritious and Affordable?

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DairyCast 0451 - Nature's Farm Develops Dairy Product Niche

DairyCast 0451 Show Notes:
  • Nature's Farm is developing a specialized retail channel promoting liquid milk products naturally higher in Omega 3 and CLA's.  Vice-president of Sales and Marketing, Jon Van Koy joins us at the JBS United Midwest Dairy Conference to discuss the dietary formulation which contributes to the Nature's Farm product.

Joel Vasquez - The Effects of Using Rumensin in a Controlled-Energy Diet During the Dry Period


The Effects of Using Rumensin in a Controlled-Energy Diet During the Dry Period - Joel Vasquez, JBS United Dairy Nutritionist, from the 2012 Midwest Dairy Conference, March 6, 2012, Lansing, Michigan, USA and March 7, 2012, Sauder Village-Archbold, Ohio, USA.

David Fischer - Managing for Optimum Forage Quality


Managing for Optimum Forage Quality - David Fischer, University of Illinois Extension Dairy Director (retired), from the 2012 Midwest Dairy Conference, March 6, 2012, Lansing, Michigan, USA and March 7, 2012, Sauder Village-Archbold, Ohio, USA.

DairyCast 0448 - How Can I Maximize Return On My Forage Investment?

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DairyCast 0421 - Alternative Ingredients In Animal Feeds

DairyCast 0421 Show Notes:
  • International Ingredient Corporation locates and identifies alternative feed components.  These materials are scanned with NIR technology to determine nutrient value and blended into traditional feeds for significant cost savings.  And who doesn't like chocolate?

DairyCast 0417 - Looking At Heat Stress And Your Herd

DairyCast 0417 Show Notes:
  • Iowa State Associate Professor of Animal Science, Dr. Lance Baumgard, looks at heat stress issues in changing weather conditions and offers some solutions for your operation.

DairyCast 0407 - Time To Reevaluate Micronutrient Package?

DairyCast 0407 Show Notes:
  •  Dr. Jeff DeFrain, research nutritionist with Zinpro offers thoughts on getting your nutrition package right after cost-cutting efforts over the past few months and where you'll see the impact of your micronutrient package.
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