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  • PRO-DAIRY Annual Report 2021 

    Unknown author (2021-12)
    The Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY program is proud of its vital role in leading education and applied research in support of New York’s dairy industry. The past several years have been very challenging for much of the industry, ...
  • Six Year Trend Analysis 2020 New York State Dairy Farms Selected Financial and Production Factors 

    Karszes, Jason; Augello, Lauren (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, 2022-01)
    Trend analysis is an important use of benchmarking within a dairy businesses. While current year performance is important, understanding trends within the business and the industry may provide additional insight into ...
  • Biogas Utilization 

    Ray, Lauren (Dairy Environmental Systems Program, 2021-12)
    Biogas produced from anaerobic digestion at a dairy farm can be utilized in several ways. To date in New York State, biogas has been predominantly utilized to fuel combined heat and power (CHP) systems to produce electricity ...
  • 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 ...

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