NDF Values in Feeding Programs
April 18, 2014 — This week Dr. Mike Hutjens looks at NDF, Neutral Detergent Fiber, and why it is so important in dairy ration feeding programs.  
The Importance of Colostrum Management
April 17, 2014 — You can probably best summarize colostrum management in three words – adequate, clean and timely. Dr. Tom Earleywine, the technical services director for Land O’ Lakes Animal Milk Products explains in this month’s “We Care For Calves” podcast:  
Keep Your Eye on the U.S. Dollar
April 16, 2014 — Even though milk prices are holding strong –  change is inevitable, according to Matt Mattke, Market360 Analyst with Stewart-Peterson, Inc. He tells us why we should be watching the value of the U.S. dollar and the correlation the dollar has with Class III Milk prices.  
Lower SCC Scores in DHI Herds
April 15, 2014 — Dr. Duane Norman, retired from USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, joined us on today’s DairyLine Radio program to discuss the latest in Somatic Cell Counts in DHI herds.  
Progress Being Made on Efficiency Traits
April 14, 2014 — Brett Haines with CRV USA stopped by the DairyBusiness broadcast booth to share the latest developments with CRV.
Finding The Missing Milk
April 11, 2014 —  The bottom line is to manage forage quality and availability to find that missing 3-5 pounds of milk. Dr. Mike Hutjens, extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois, explains in this week’s Feed Facts podcast.  
Countdown to Quality
April 10, 2014 — Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. is working with the Beef Quality Assurance program to provide more cattle producers and veterinarians access to their BQA Certification modules. Dave Korbelik, director of U.S. cattle marketing, explains why its important to sign up before April 15th in this DairyBusiness Podcast.  
Create a Proactive Communication Plan
April 9, 2014 — Professional Dairy Producers™ (PDPW) will offer a specialized training to help dairy farmers create a proactive communication plan with the use of social media strategy to increase reach and visibility. The training, a part of the Dairy’s Visible VoiceTM curriculum, will be held Thursday, April 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 […]
Seasons Change – Prepare for Heat Stress
  April 8, 2014 — It is starting to warm up in many parts of the country and you know what that means. Heat stress is a major cause of production losses in the dairy and beef industry. James Kleinke, Schaefer’s VP Agriculture and Horticulture Sales & Marketing joined us on today’s DairyLine Radio program […]
Who is Big Ag?
April 7, 2014 —  Growing weary of the buzzword bonanza and juxtaposition of jargon, the Animal Agriculture Alliance announced today an interactive panel at Summit that will tackle the myths surrounding “big agriculture.”  At the Alliance’s 13th annual Stakeholders Summit, themed “Cracking the Millennial Code,” May 8-9, 2014 in Crystal City, VA. Emily Meredith gives […]