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  • Using Wet Brewers and Wet Distillers Grains on Dairy Farms 

    Chase, L.E. (Dairy Environmental Systems Program, 2021-10)
    Brewers and distillers grains have been used as animal feeds for centuries. Wet brewers (WBG) and wet distillers (WDG) grains may also be available and used as feeds on farms. Using WBG and WDG as animal feed recycles ...
  • Wet Brewers and Wet Distillers Grains in Dairy Cattle Diets 

    Chase, L.E. (Dairy Environmental Systems Program, 2021-10)
    Brewers and distillers grains have been used as animal feeds for centuries. Brewers grain is a co-product of brewing beer. Distillers grains are a co-product of ethanol production. The commercial feed industry routinely ...
  • The Manager November 2021: Current issues 

    Unknown author (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    The Manager is published by Progressive Dairy, an award-winning magazine that provides compelling features, helpful articles, insightful news analysis, and entertaining commentary about the people, practices and topics ...
  • Winter calf care 

    Barrett, Kathy (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    Keeping calves warm in winter is good for calves and good for the farm. Calves that are not cold stressed are healthier and more productive throughout their lives. If you think about the body condition of dairy calves, ...
  • Employee compensation: Are you in the ballpark? 

    Stup, Richard (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    Clearly, farm wages are well above regulatory minimum wage, even in high minimum wage states like New York. USDA’s Economic Research Service measures hourly farm wages (not benefits) twice per year. For 2020, they reported ...
  • RNG development opportunities – Considerations before a contract 

    Bockhahn, Jennifer; Ray, Lauren; Wright, Peter (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    Working towards carbon neutral dairy farms is a notable goal. A significant and economically viable option for this is to consider the production of renewable natural gas (RNG) to offset farm methane emissions into a ...
  • Renewable energy options from biogas 

    Ray, Lauren; Wright, Peter (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    Anaerobic digestion (AD) of dairy manure and other organic material (e.g., food waste) produces biogas that can be used for renewable energy options. The options in use today include generating electricity and heat using ...
  • Transition milk has a lot of immunoglobulins 

    Selvaraj, Vimal; Schalich, Kasey; Lynch, Rob (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    Antibodies in the dam’s colostrum, specifically immunoglobulins G and A, are the reason why newborn calves are able to immediately combat bacterial and viral pathogens in the environment. Based on early research, the ...
  • Why there is no such thing as colostrum quality 

    Selvaraj, Vimal; Schalich, Kasey; Lynch, Rob (Progressive Dairy, 2021-11)
    Ultimately, we believe that that our results are exciting because they indicate producers do not need to measure colostrum Brix scores, or have to worry about having enough colostrum above a “cut-off” Brix score. We now ...
  • 2021 Corn silage overview 

    Lawrence, Joe; Kerwin, Allison (2021-11)
    The growing season across much of the Northeast started with average to slightly above average heat unit accumulation and below average precipitation. This provided relatively good conditions for corn planting, with trial ...

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