Trending: Feeding Calves 3X Per Day
September 18, 2014 — We continue to discuss the impact and benefits of  3x a day feeding with Dr. Tom Earleywine, technical services director at Land O’ Lakes Animal Milk Products. This podcasts focuses on the labor aspects of adding a third feeding to the routine of your operation.
PDPW’s Dairy’s Visible Voice
September 17, 2014 — The popular Dairy’s Visible Voice™ - Leadership development through effective communication is designed to enhance one’s leadership skills in the dairy industry through improved communication. PDPW executive director Shelly Mayer tells us more in this “Your Bottom Line” podcast: The track “Leadership Through Active listening” is our focus for this session and […]
Prepare For Future with MPP Safety Net
September 16, 2014 – Dairy producers across the country are researching and contemplating whether the new Margin Protection Program is right for their business. We asked Stewart Peterson’s Bob Devenport why producers would want to enroll in the program when margins for feed and milk are the best they have ever been this year.  
White Gold Getting Rave Reviews in Pennsylvania
September 15, 2014 – Mike Eby is a Pennsylvania dairy producer and National Dairy Producers Organization board member. Eby’s mission is to bring a higher standard of milk to his area and across the country, the same as what producers sell in California. He calls it White Gold and he shares with us the response he’s been […]
Snaplage is an Appealing Feed
September 12, 2014 — This week’s Feed Facts segment with Dr. Mike Hutjens focuses on the benefits of snaplage.  
Robotic Milking’s Impact on Feed Costs
September 11, 2014 — What is the impact on feed costs when converting to a robotic milking system? Greg Larson from GEA Farm Technologies explains in this month’s “Robotic Milking Minute” radio segment.  
Heat Abatement’s Impact on Lameness
September 10, 2014 – Dr. Nigel Cook from University of Wisconsin’s School of Veterinary Medicine joins us again this week to wrap up his three part series on preventing lameness in your herd. This week, Dr. Cook focuses on heat abatement, claw lesions, and flooring.  
Gearing Up For World Dairy Expo
September 9, 2014 — Preparations are underway for World Dairy Expo scheduled September 30th to October 4th in Madison, Wisconsin. No other dairy event in the world compares to this annual meeting. Designed for dairy producers and industry partners, World Dairy Expo is a showcase for elite dairy cattle, cutting edge research and modern technologies. More […]
Pasture Considerations
Pasture is a very important forage resource on many U.S. farms. Dr. Mike Hutjens elaborates in this week’s Feed Facts radio segment heard on DairyLine Radio:
Rid Your Herd of Lameness
September 3, 2014 — Lameness is a major cause of disease and economic loss for dairy producers, and it can be prevented with proper management. Dr. Nigel Cook from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison joins us again for part 2 of our three part series. Today’s segment highlights trimming and foot […]