Beware of Silage Avalanches
October 30, 3014 — It only takes a split second for a chunk of silage to silently break off a face and they can be deadly to anybody underneath them. The Silage Man, Keith Bolsen has seen this first hand and realizes avalanches are going to happen, but so can prevention of death or injury. […]
Prevent OSHA Inspections on Your Farm
October 29, 2014 — Part one of our interview with OSHA Compliance Assistant Mary Bauer as part of our weekly “Your Bottom Line” feature sponsored by PDPW:  
Idaho Producers Prepare For Annual Meeting
October 28, 2014 — Karianne Fallow, the CEO of the Idaho dairy Products Commission, previews the annual meeting coming up November 12-13, 2014 in Boise:  
Consider Snaplage as an Alternative Feed Source
October 24, 2014 — Today’s Feed Facts looks at Snaplage as an alternative feed source for dairy producers. Dr. Mike Hutjens tells us more about how new technology is making this type of feed more popular.  
U.S. Calf Expert Helps Lebanese Producers
October 23, 2014 — During a recent trip to Lebanon, Purina Animal Health Calf & Heifer Specialist Gary Geisler visited dairies to offer his expertise in improving calf health. The visit was part of a program sponsored by U.S. Aid for International Development, called Farmer-to-Farmer. He gave us the highlights of the trip on Thursday’s DairyLine:
Managers Academy Puts You in the Drivers Seat
October 22, 2014 — Every year, the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin sponsor the Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals. Executive education developed for dairy owners and managers, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors.  The next one is scheduled for January 13-15, 2015 in Charlotte, N.C. PDPW’s Kathy Muth gave us a preview on today’s DairyLine Radio:
Dairy Girl Network Keeps Growing
October 21, 2014 — Women representing all aspects of the dairy industry now have an opportunity to join the Dairy Girl Network. Expressing values to connect, inspire and achieve, the intent of the Dairy Girl Network committee is to develop appealing and applicable programming for both women operators of dairy farms and those involved within […]
DCHA Helps in Moving Your Herd Forward
October 20, 2014 — Founded in 1996, the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association continues to grow and evolve to meet the growing needs of the dairy industry, with a dedicated focus on dairy calves and heifers that shape our industry. DCHA is the only national organization focused on all producers and managers raising dairy calves […]
Learning the Forage Alphabet
October 17, 2014 — Forages are the key to dairy rations because they are the backbone of the program. Forages dictate a lot of the nutrient intake and quality of the ration. Also it is usually locally produced on the farm as it’s very challenging to transport the wet silages. This week we discuss the […]
A New Approach to Calf Milk Replacer Formulation
October 16, 2014 — Growing demand for whey protein drives both milk prices and the input costs of  calf milk replacer protein – an opportunity for dairy producers and a challenge  for the dairy industry. Dr. Tom Earleywine from Land O’ Lakes Animal Milk Products, tells us about a new approach to calf milk replacer formulation […]