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DairyCast 0247, The benefits and costs of on-farm cultures

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  • Pam Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, addresses the benefits and cost of performing on farm cultures

Presentations from the 2009 Silage Research Roundtable.


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DairyCast 0237, Reducing manure output, a producer perspective and the research behind it

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  • How can you reduce the manure output of your operation? We visit with dairy producer Bob Hennen of Cental Minnesota and Bill Weiss of The Ohio State University.

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.

SSLC 2009: BMR Nutrition Update


BMR Nutrition Update: 4.8 is discussed by the Mycogen Nutrition Team. What is 4.8? "Get 4.8 pounds more milk with Mycogen® brand Silage-Specific™ BMR corn hybrids" is the topic.

SSLC 2009: Navigating the Corn Silage Maze


Everett Thomas has worked as an agronomist in northern New York since 1966, first as a regional Extension Specialist for Cornell University and from 1981 to 2008 at the William H. Miner Institute. He is recognized by the industry as an expert in crop production and research and is a frequent contributor to Hoard’s Dairyman and other agricultural magazines. Ev’s field crop consulting work has taken him to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and throughout North America.

DairyCast 0224, Part 1, Dr. Marcia Endres shares some of her extensive research on the topic of compost dairy barns.

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  • A look inside an alternative housing environment: Dr. Marcia Endres, University of Minnesota-St. Paul, shares some of her extensive research on the topic of compost dairy barns.

DairyCast 0218 for December 16 2008

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  • Can DNA markers be used to identify cattle susceptible to certain diseases? Dr. Mark Enns, Colorado State University, shares some of his current research.

DairyCast 0201 - enhancing longevity in our cow herds

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  •  Bennet Cassell, well known animal scientist from Virgina Tech, concludes our conversation on enhancing longevity in our cow herds.
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