Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Tag: nutrient management

Feeding management during the dry period and with fresh cows is fundamental in reducing the risk of metabolic diseases after calving.

Although most of the nutrients needed by the animals are supplied by grazing, it is still important to make sure they have supplemental mineral available.

As the number of daylight hours increase, temperatures warm and pastures grow, farm managers should take steps to prevent hypomagnesemia or "grass tetany."

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.

The state's largest farm groups are teaming together to help more farmers make nutrient management plans for their operation.

Water is essential for livestock year-round. For every pound of dry matter consumed, cattle will need to drink about seven pounds of water.

Cargill and Cainthus, a Dublin-based machine vision company, created a partnership that will bring facial recognition technology to dairy farms across the world.

Extreme winter weather can stress your livestock and damage your pastures. Learn more about the best farm management practices to combat the cold.

By following these guidelines, you should be able to avoid any runoff events from winter manure application and the problems that they can cause.

Winter always seems like a slower time, but farm and grazing management never take a break. Make sure you've got your best foot forward this spring.
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