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  • Dairy Profit Monitor quarterly report tracks financial performance 

    Howlett, Ashley (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-12)
    The Dairy Profit Monitor (DPM) is a monthly tool designed to help dairy producers watch their income over feed costs (IOFC) along with other key operating and financial measures. Producers input information from their milk ...
  • Investment decision making in an economic downturn 

    Richards, Anna (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-12)
    During times of tight margins and economic uncertainty, investing into your business can seem risky, if not impossible. With lenders and consultants telling you to cut expenditures, it’s tempting to put all capital investments ...
  • Safe, productive and engaged from day one 

    Stup, Richard (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-12)
    Employees are critical to the survival and success of every business, and they’ve never been harder to find. It’s critical for dairies to bring new employees onboard so that they will be safe, productive and engaged from ...
  • Dietary management of subclinical hypocalcemia with zeolite A 

    Kerwin, Allison; Overton, Thomas (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-12)
    Researchers at Cornell have identified another dietary tool that nutritionists and dairy producers can use to prevent hypocalcemia. Feeding zeolite A improved calcium status around the time of calving and may have improved ...
  • Making pathogen-based mastitis treatment protocols work for many dairies 

    Vasques, Amy (Progressive Dairyman, 2018-12)
    The financial impact of all cases of mastitis on U.S. dairies amounts to over $2 billion annually, with losses attributed to treatment costs, milk loss, milk withholds and decreases in reproductive efficiency. Research ...

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