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    • Keep 'em down on the farm 

      Jacobs, Eleanor (2011-05-01)
    • Key considerations in fan cooling 

      Gooch, Curt; McFarland, Dan (DAIRYBUSINESS & HOLSTEINWORLD, 2017-04)
      Effective natural or mechanical ventilation systems are also needed to provide suitable air quality for cows. 
    • Key Dairy Production Trends 

      PRO-DAIRY (2018-12-12)
      Dairy Profit Monitor Annual Trend Graphs for 111 farm from September 2017 - August 2018.
    • Key Management Areas Impacting Profitability (PPT slides) 

      Karszes, Jason; Overton, Tom (2013-04-10)
    • Key opportunities to optimize 2018 crop production efficiency 

      Lawrence, Joe; O'Neil, Kitty; Czymmek, Karl; Hunter, Mike (PRO-DAIRY, 2018-03)
      Most farms routinely concern themselves with minimizing expenses and optimizing profits from both the animal and cropping sides of the operation. To assure that cost control strategies don’t undermine productivity; i.e. ...
    • Klebsiella mastitis – More than just another gram-negative 

      Virkler, Paul (Progressive Dairy, 2021-07)
      Klebsiella is becoming a more commonly isolated mastitis-causing organism on dairy farms across the Northeast. We have traditionally thought of the most common gram-negative organism isolated on dairies as E. coli, but ...
    • Knowing Your Employees and Matching Their Responsibilities with Their Strengths and Interests 

      Jackson, Rodney (2015-01-20)
      When leaders are asked, "How effective are you at giving ongoing feedback and coaching to develop your employees", they often rate themselves significantly higher than when you ask the employees of the same leaders, "How ...
    • Koval Brothers Dairy 

      Koval, Adam; Koval, Chris (2008-01-01)
    • Koval Brothers Dairy 

      Koval, Adam; Koval, Chris (2008-01-01)
    • Labor allocation – Where is time spent on the dairy? 

      Howlett, Ashley (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-12)
      As dairy producers have become increasingly aware of the significance of current labor issues, much discussion has revolved around labor costs and increasing minimum wages. Although cost has significant implications in the ...
    • Lactococcus: an emerging mastitis pathogen 

      Scillieri Smith, Jessica (DAIRYBUSINESS & HOLSTEINWORLD, 2016-10)
      Longitudinal characterization of mastitis causing pathogens previously identified as “other Streptococcus species.”
    • Lameness recording for enhanced management 

      Lynch, Rob (DAIRYBUSINESS & HOLSTEINWORLD, 2017-04)
      Routine locomotion scoring, and meaningful hoof lesion findings, allow managers to monitor lameness issues.
    • Lameness: Causes and Sequences of Events 

      PRO-DAIRY (2005-02-01)
    • Late summer alfalfa harvest? Take Labor Day off! 

      Lawrence, Joe; Cherney, Jerry; Hunter, Mike (PRO-DAIRY, 2016-08)
      Alfalfa harvest schedule is an annual discussion as day length begins to shorten and with many areas facing short forage supplies the topic has even greater emphasis. The bottom line is that the underlying principles for ...
    • The Latest on Manure Management 

      Aldrich, Brian (2004)
      AS THE 21ST CENTURY UNFOLDS, dairy producers face increasing challenges to manage manure. They must reduce its impact on the environment while maintaining their businesses’ profitability.
    • Leadership insights 

      Potter, Caroline; Berry, Julie (Progressive Dairy, 2022-07)
      The Northeast Dairy Management Conference is focused on growing the leaders of today and tomorrow. In this roundtable of New York dairy industry leaders we share thoughts of recipients of the Dick Popp Memorial Leadership ...
    • Leaky gut and the warning signs of heat-stressed dairy cattle 

      Fontoura, Ananda; McFadden, Joseph (Progressive Dairy, 2022-11)
      Since pre-industrial times, global surface temperatures have risen considerably and most of the warming occurred in the past 40 years. Reflective of this global trend, temperatures in the United States northeast region ...
    • Lean Management: Practical applications and challenges on dairy farms 

      Putnam, Barry; Mary Kate, MacKenzie (Progressive Dairy, 2022-07)
      Lean Management is a systematic approach to analyze and continuously improve the flow of information, materials, and work in a manufacturing environment. Lean systems maximize production efficiency by minimizing waste and ...
    • Learn from the Best 

      Berry, Julie (2012-05-01)
    • Lease Analysis Program 

      LaDue, Eddy; Schuelke, Jacob; Karszes, Jason; Lawton, David (2005)
      An Excel spreadsheet for the economic analysis of capital leases. Version 2.2 can handle different values in each year for tax rates, interest rates and the opportunity cost of capital.