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Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills
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Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA, Ron Hoover

The seed delivery system in drills is not as precise as that used in planters because they use flutes or sponges to meter seed instead of seed singulation. More
Using Manure Evaluation to Enhance Dairy Cattle Nutrition
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Using Manure Evaluation to Enhance Dairy Cattle Nutrition

Jud Heinrichs, Gabriella A. Varga, Paul Kononoff

Evaluating the feces or manure can provide information about general health, rumen fermentation, and digestive function of cows. More
Soybeans and Soybean Byproducts for Dairy Cattle
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Soybeans and Soybean Byproducts for Dairy Cattle

Virginia A. Ishler, Gabriella A. Varga

Soybeans are an excellent source of essential amino acids and complement most forages, but have some limitations. More
In Vivo Digestibility of Forages
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In Vivo Digestibility of Forages

Gabriella A. Varga

Discussion of factors affecting forage fiber digestion in dairy cows and influences of fiber digestibility on performance. More
Carbohydrate Nutrition for Lactating Dairy Cattle
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Carbohydrate Nutrition for Lactating Dairy Cattle

Virginia A. Ishler, Gabriella A. Varga

This article examines limitations of lab methods predicting forage quality, components of the carbohydrate portion of feeds, and effects of management on carbohydrate nutrition. More