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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.

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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.