Feed cost is the most important and expensive input cost on a dairy farm. For a combination of reasons, feed costs have risen sharply since the fall of 2020. At Central Grain in Sauk Centre, June corn prices are...
A gallon of milk is not something most of us give much thought to. We buy it at the grocery store or pick it up at a convenience store on the way home from work. In general, we have...
Source: Zinpro news release Zinpro Corporation, the leading provider of animal nutrition solutions, recently received Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) certifications on four ProPath Performance Minerals for the United States. The four products include ProPath Cu, ProPath Fe, ProPath Mn...
Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Avoid feeding high nitrate feeds to sick, hungry, pregnant or lactating animals. These animals have a lower tolerance level to the nitrate then compared to healthy cattle. Make sure all animals have access...
As farmers across the country navigate drought conditions and rising feed costs, many are looking at ways to stretch feed inventories. Small changes in your feed management program can result in big savings. Here are our top five tips to...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 2.2.4 Cows that are transitioning from gestation to lactation have increased nutrient demands that must be met. Inadequate nutrition during...
Rev up rations to help cows power through the challenges of heat and humidity. Climbing temperatures may be inevitable this time of year, but dairy cow productivity doesn’t have to be a casualty of heat stress. The key to success...
The June 2021 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2020/21, and projections for the 2021/22 U.S. and global feed markets, based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. In this publication... Feed Outlook: June 2021 Feed Outlook...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Greg Simpson – Swine Nutritionist/OMAFRA Introduction There are many factors that determine if, and how much of, an individual ingredient to include in a livestock ration. Such factors include: ...
Virtual event themed 'Feeding the Future' features latest knowledge and research Scientific advances, new opportunities and outstanding networking — these are just a few of the many reasons animal feed and nutrition professionals should attend the latest edition of Canada's foremost animal nutrition...
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