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Transitioning to a New Robotic Milker
Transitioning to a New Robotic Milker - Articles Articles
Transition from conventional milking parlor to a single robot. More
Ventilation Systems, Efficiency, and Maintenance for Dairy Housing
Ventilation Systems, Efficiency, and Maintenance for Dairy Housing - Articles Articles
Well-built and efficient fans and maintenace goes a long way in helping to achieve ventilation needs while keeping energy costs in check on the dairy. More
Dairy Heifer Cost Variation
Dairy Heifer Cost Variation - Articles Articles

Dairy Heifer Cost Variation

乐动体育注册 Timothy Beck

Dairy heifer replacement costs represent a large investment for all dairy operations. More
Economic Benefits of Rightsizing the Farm Dairy Replacements Numbers
Economic Benefits of Rightsizing the Farm Dairy Replacements Numbers - Articles Articles
Determine how many heifers you need on your farm for a healthy economics on the farm. More
Dairy Sense: Small Grain Silage for the Lactating Herd
Dairy Sense: Small Grain Silage for the Lactating Herd - Articles Articles
Double cropping corn silage acres with a small grain is a strategy that provides additional forage inventory and maintains cover on fields. More
On-Farm Milk Culturing for Mastitis Control
On-Farm Milk Culturing for Mastitis Control - Online Courses Online Courses
$49.00
Dairy producers learn how to conduct initial mastitis testing, and how to culture milk to identify bacteria and determine the cause of the mastitis. More
Dairy Day
Dairy Day - Workshops Workshops

Dairy Day

03/05/2020

乐动体育注册Blairsville, PA

Free
Please join us at the annual Southwest Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day for an informative workshop designed for dairy producers and other affiliated industry personnel. More
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Dairy Outlook: December 2019 - Articles Articles

Dairy Outlook: December 2019

Robert C. Goodling, Jr., David L. Swartz, Claudia Schmidt, Ph.D., Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck

Milk prices and feed costs continue to rise, though potential plateaus in milk price lie ahead. More
Dealing Effectively with Difficult Team Members - Part 1 Dealing Effectively with Difficult Team Members - Part 1 - Webinars
Free
Instructor: Dr. Lisa Holden. More
On-Farm Culture: The Smart Approach to Clinical Mastitis Treatment
On-Farm Culture: The Smart Approach to Clinical Mastitis Treatment - Articles Articles
On-farm culturing allows for more informed decisions to be made regarding treatment and can help answer questions about whether to treat a quarter or not. More
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Little Things Can Make Big Difference in Dairy Farming - Articles Articles
Becoming more aware of and focusing some time on the “little things” can have a big impact on productivity and profitability on dairy farms. More
Dairy Sense: Getting Lost in the Minutia
Dairy Sense: Getting Lost in the Minutia - Articles Articles
Trouble shooting herd problems can be very challenging and difficult. Take the big picture approach to solving problems. More
Ventilating Greenhouse Livestock Barns
Ventilating Greenhouse Livestock Barns - Articles Articles

Ventilating Greenhouse Livestock Barns

乐动体育注册 Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

Effective natural ventilation of a greenhouse barn uses properly positioned openings with unobstructed air flow inside the building. More
Maximizar el Consumo de Alimento: Clave para el Éxito de la Vaca de Transición
Maximizar el Consumo de Alimento: Clave para el Éxito de la Vaca de Transición - Articles Articles
El período de transición, conocido como las tres semanas antes y después del parto, es uno de los momentos más difíciles para las vacas lecheras. More
Maximizing Feed Intake: Key for Transition Cow Success
Maximizing Feed Intake: Key for Transition Cow Success - Articles Articles

Maximizing Feed Intake: Key for Transition Cow Success

Adrian A Barragan, DVM, MS, Ph.D.

Transition cow management should be primarily aimed at preventing and monitoring ketosis and hypocalcemia. More
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Progesterone, Ovulation, and Pregnancy - Articles Articles
The more we learn about progesterone, the more we realize the intricacies of how it impacts various aspects of reproductive function. More
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Time-saving Tips for Record Keeping With QuickBooks™ - Articles Articles

Time-saving Tips for Record Keeping With QuickBooks™

乐动体育注册 Robert C. Goodling, Jr.

Time is the one resource that is continually in short demand, especially when it comes to managing financial records. QuickBooks™ can help make book-keeping easy and efficient. More
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Dairy Outlook: October 2019 - Articles Articles

Dairy Outlook: October 2019

Robert C. Goodling, Jr., David L. Swartz, Claudia Schmidt, Ph.D., Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck

Strengthening milk price and weakening feed costs have improved. The interactions of projected production growth and strengthening Class III price for 2020 remain to be seen. More
Dairy Cropping Enterprise for Conservation Professionals
Dairy Cropping Enterprise for Conservation Professionals - Workshops Workshops
The goal of this workshop is to help conservationists better understand the dairy cropping enterprise and become more effective communicators when helping dairy farmers implement conservation practices. More
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Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures - Articles Articles

Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures

乐动体育注册 Laura Kenny, Dwight Lingenfelter, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This invasive weed is taking over Pennsylvania pastures. Learn how to control it. More
Gloves used for milking. Credit Amber Yutzy
Gloves: Are You Protecting Your Herd? - Articles Articles

Gloves: Are You Protecting Your Herd?

乐动体育注册 Amber Yutzy

Wearing gloves is a simple management tool that could help prevent bacteria and help to reduce your somatic cell count. More
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Dairy Sense: Controlling the 4C’s - Articles Articles

Dairy Sense: Controlling the 4C’s

乐动体育注册 Virginia A. Ishler

Controlling the 4C's: crops, cows, cash and conservation. More
Effective Agenda Management Effective Agenda Management - Webinars
Free
Discussion: How long do your team meetings typically last? How well is your agenda covered? More
Common Mistakes of Quickbooks
Common Mistakes of Quickbooks - Workshops Workshops
Learn the common mistakes QuickBooks users make while using this accounting software. More
Business Management Transition
Business Management Transition - Workshops Workshops
Learn what you need to consider when starting the transition process for your farm business. More
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