Growing the industry through education and research. The Manager from PRO-DAIRY brings you current updates on timely topics.
By Julie Berry
Current and emerging strategies for nutritional management of dry and fresh cows. High performing herds combine high milk production with excellent health by maximizing nutrition.
By Sabine Mann, Brittany M. Leno, Daryl V. Nydam, and Thomas R. Overton
Bacterial endospores in bulk tank raw milk: Challenges and opportunities. Impact of farm management practices on bacterial spore levels in raw milk and dairy product quality.
By Nicole Martin
Cow-side diagnostics. Use of rapid health information to manage the herd.
By Robert Lynch
Rumination and activity monitors detect metabolic disease. Activity monitors identified cows with ketosis 3 days earlier and DA’s 1.5 days earlier than clinical diagnosis
By Matias Strangeferro, Kathy Barrett and Julio Giordano
Value of manure lingers long after application. Study tests impact on hay yields after corn was grown with liquid, semi-composted dairy solids and fertilizer.
By Amir Sadeghpour, Karl Czymmek and Quirine Ketterings
Sidedressing saved money and N in 2015. Sidedressing provides better N recovery by crops than early season application in wet years.
By Amir Sadeghpour, Karl Czymmek, Quirine Ketterings
PRO-DAIRY supports planning for the future. The Beller family in Carthage, NY uses analysis tools to support generational transfer and financial success.
By Julie Berry
Dairy Acceleration Program: Additional funding opportunity
By Caroline Potter