July 2011 Issue: Vol 16, No. 3.
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Automated Heat Detection
A description of alternatives to hormone injections to manage reproduction in dairy cows.
$5 Million Grant for Research
A USDA grant to increase milk prodcution efficiency.
Less familiar but more frequent farm-scale catastrophes.
2010-11 Nutrition Talks
A variety of current nutritional topics.
Thumb Water Pt3
Concluding the 3-part series on the importance of quality water for dairy cattle.
Economics of Manure Transport
Improving the effectiveness of over-the-road hauling.
What is Reactive N?
Understanding the basics of reactive nitrogen.
Birth to Weaning Management & Calf Health
Importance of feeding dairy steers from birth.
Innovative Calf Warming Boxes
A device to eliminate JD and other diseases.
Good Time to Buy Ag Land?
Some food for thought for buyers and sellers of ag land.
Michigan Milk Volatility
Update of Michigan's Milk Market
Events for the quarter.