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  • More Manure Storage? Consider Your Operation and Your Neighbor's Concerns 

    Wright, Peter (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-03-12)
    Recycling dairy nutrients back to the land needs to be timely to preserve nitrogen and to avoid environmental losses. Manure storages are an integral part of the manure management system on the farm to make sure this is ...
  • What Do New York Corn Fields Really Yield? The Case for Using Yield Monitors 

    Ketterings, Quirine; Czymmek, Karl; Kharel, Tulsi; Swink, Sheryl (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-03-12)
    Corn silage and grain yields have steadily increased since World War II with a slightly greater increase per year for corn grain than for corn silage, possibly reflecting an emphasis on corn grain improvement by plant ...
  • Corn Silage and Grain Yield Monitor Data Cleaning 

    Kharel, Tulsi; Swink, Sheryl; Czymmek, Karl; Ketterings, Quirine (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-03-12)
    Calibration of yield monitors during the harvest season is essential to obtain accurate yield data, but even if calibrated properly, the data obtained from the yield monitors still needs to be cleaned.
  • Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures -- 2017 Update 

    Cherney, Jerry; Cherney, Debbie; Paddock, Ken (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-03-12)
    While almost 90 percent of alfalfa acreage in NY is sown with a perennial grass, alfalfa acreage in the rest of the USA may average more than 90 percent pure alfalfa. Interest appears to be growing in alfalfa-grass mixtures ...
  • Strategic Forage Storage Planning 

    Lawrence, Joe; Kuck, Ron (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-03-12)
    The dairy and livestock industries have seen continued advances in options available to improve forage management, from crop species and variety selection, to harvest management, to recognizing the class of animals on the ...

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