Friday, May 25, 2018
alfalfa field

If weeds become a problem, they can compete or interfere for light, nutrients, water and space, directly influencing yield, quality and standability.
Holstein dairy cows

There are a number of options to consider when analyzing farm financial records and looking at ways to trim expenses.

Distiller grains have been used as a feed ingredient in dairy rations because of high protein and fiber. Including them in a diet can lower feed costs.
Dairy feed vitamin supplements

Find out what can be done to reduce vitamin supplementation costs and what can be done if you cannot find any vitamin A.
alfalfa field

We are approaching a good time period to establish alfalfa seedings. Have you thought about what needs to be done to successfully establish alfalfa?
calf

Some studies comparing summer to winter calf growth show calves grow better in the winter. Learn how to keep your calves cool and eating in the summer.
Andreas milking parlor

Long-day lighting has been around on many farms for years, but farmers may not be getting the most out of it. Use these tips to maximize milk production.
alfalfa field

The thinner alfalfa population allows weeds to encroach the field. Weeds can also be a problem if they weren't properly managed prior to seeding alfalfa.
carmony holstein

Use the benchmark reports available in the Farm Business Summaries to identify strengths and opportunities in your dairy farm's cost structure.
farmer

It is now past time to take inventories and prepare balance sheets. If your balance sheet is not done, set time aside and get it done now.
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