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Dairy Sense: Unlocking Added Potential - Articles Articles
The transition period, early lactation, and breeding age heifers are the keys to unlocking added potential for milk income. More
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Risk Management for Reproduction Programs - Articles Articles
Risk management must address big-picture financial aspects; however, it is also relevant to specific areas of management, such as reproduction. More
Kelp for Supplemental Feeding of Dairy Cows on Pasture
Kelp for Supplemental Feeding of Dairy Cows on Pasture - Webinars Webinars
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This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Grazing Management webinar series, which includes presentations on grazing and pasture management. "Kelp for Supplemental Feeding of Dairy Cows on Pasture" was recorded on December 19, 2018. More
Agronomic Pasture Management: Organic Systems
Agronomic Pasture Management: Organic Systems - Webinars Webinars
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This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Grazing Management webinar series, which includes presentations on grazing and pasture management. Agronomic Pasture Management: Organic Systems was recorded on October 17, 2018. More
Agronomic Pasture Management: Conventional Systems
Agronomic Pasture Management: Conventional Systems - Webinars Webinars
Free
This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Grazing Management webinar series, which includes presentations on grazing and pasture management. "Agronomic Pasture Management: Conventional Systems" was recorded on September 19, 2018. More
Dairy Financial Analysis
Dairy Financial Analysis - Webinars Webinars
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This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Management Monday series, which includes presentations on topics important to managing a dairy farm. "Dairy Financial Analysis" was recorded on December 17, 2018. More
Stress Management
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Stress Management

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This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Management Monday series, which includes presentations on topics important to managing a dairy farm. Stress Managment was recorded on November 19, 2018. More
Is Your Cow Ready to Breed?
Is Your Cow Ready to Breed? - Webinars Webinars
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This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Management Monday series, which includes presentations on topics important to managing a dairy farm. "Is Your Cow Ready to Breed?" was recorded on October 15, 2018. More
Understanding Dairy Business
Understanding Dairy Business and Production for the Conservation Professional - Workshops Workshops
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The goal of this workshop is to help conservationists better understand the dairy business and become effective communicators when helping dairy farmers consider and implement conservation practices. More
Benchmark Group: Activity Systems
Benchmark Group: Activity Systems - Workshops Workshops

Benchmark Group: Activity Systems

03/28/2019

Bernville, PA

Free
This group will provide an opportunity for dairy farmers using activity systems on their farms to share their experience with the technology and learn best management practices from their peers. More
Calf and Heifer Management
Calf and Heifer Management - Webinars Webinars
Free
This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Management Monday series, which includes presentations on topics important to managing a dairy farm. More
Generation Next: Calf Workshop - Weaning through Pre-Bred Heifers
Generation Next: Calf Workshop - Weaning through Pre-Bred Heifers - Workshops Workshops
Join us for classroom and hands-on learning experiences covering proper feeding and management of calves and heifers. More
Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop
Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop - Workshops Workshops
This workshop provides applied dairy nutrition information and training to feed industry professionals. Hands-on workshops and practical sessions offer information you can use to help you or your clients succeed. More
Women Rooted in Agriculture
Women Rooted in Agriculture - Workshops Workshops

Women Rooted in Agriculture

03/15/2019

Chambersburg, PA

Free
Women Rooted in Agriculture is a discussion group for a women that are interested in learning more about their industry. More
Corn follows a small grain that was harvested for silage in the spring.
Double Cropping on Dairy Farms Field Day - Workshops Workshops
Learn about double cropping winter annual forage in a corn silage rotation with a farmer who is using it. This event is both indoors and outdoors. More
Grazing and Water Quality
Grazing and Water Quality - Webinars Webinars
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This free webinar in the Dairy Grazing Management series is geared toward dairy producers, employees and agribusiness professionals. More
Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop
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Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop

Coleen M. Jones, Jud Heinrichs

Annual event provides continuing education for feed industry professionals. More
Technology Tuesday
Technology Tuesdays - Webinars Webinars

Technology Tuesdays

Multiple Options Available

1 hour, 30 minutes

Free
This series of free webinars is geared toward dairy producers, employees, and agribusiness professionals. More
Growth Charts for Dairy Heifers
Growth Charts for Dairy Heifers - Articles Articles

Growth Charts for Dairy Heifers

Coleen M. Jones, Jud Heinrichs

Comparing to a breed standard can indicate if heifer growth is progressing normally. More
Determining Forage Dry Matter
Determining Forage Dry Matter - Videos Videos

Determining Forage Dry Matter

Jud Heinrichs, Coleen M. Jones

9:21

Understanding dry matter is a key concept in animal nutrition. Learn the importance of dry matter and how to measure it using a microwave or Koster tester. More
Dairy Discussions
Dairy Discussions - Workshops Workshops

Dairy Discussions

03/22/2019

DuBois, PA

Free
An informal opportunity to discuss issues that are important for you and your dairy operation in a round-table discussion format. More
Figure 1. Conversion of glucose to acetate. Source: "Digestion: The Fermentative Processes"
Ionophores: A Technology to Improve Cattle Efficiency - Articles Articles
This article explains how the use of ionophores--antibiotics that shift ruminal fermentation patterns--can improve cattle production efficiency. More
Photo credit: Ginger Fenton
FSMA and VFD: How Is My Dairy Farm Affected? - Articles Articles

FSMA and VFD: How Is My Dairy Farm Affected?

Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD

Enacted to further improve the safety of our food supply, these laws will impact most farms. More
Feed Me the Scoop on Veterinary Feed Directive
Feed Me the Scoop on Veterinary Feed Directive - Articles Articles

Feed Me the Scoop on Veterinary Feed Directive

Capri Stiles-Mikesell, Greg Strait

Description of in-feed medications and how they fit into the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rules that took effect January 1, 2017. More
Conduite des Genisses Laiteres
Conduite des Genisses Laiteres - Articles Articles

Conduite des Genisses Laiteres

Jud Heinrichs, Bruno Martin

L’amélioration du troupeau laitier est possible lorsque les vaches de réforme sont remplacées par des génisses de deux ans bien alimentées, saines, génétiquement supérieures et bien conduites. More
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