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Implants are crucial in Holstein steers raised for beef.
2018 Calf-fed Holstein Demonstration Results - Articles Articles
The calf-fed Holstein Initiative wrapped up its third year in 2018. Implants successfully increased average daily gains and feed efficiency. More
Beef cattle manure value can be captured as fertilizer.
Should I Use my Beef Manure as Fertilizer? - Articles Articles

Should I Use my Beef Manure as Fertilizer?

Tara L. Felix, Virginia A. Ishler

Beef manure is inherently high in phosphorus. There are a few issues with over-applying phosphorus to land. This article discusses issues and offers solutions to using beef cattle manure as fertilizer. More
Ventilation Modeling of Animal Housing and Observations
Ventilation Modeling of Animal Housing and Observations - Workshops Workshops
$15.00
Learn about current issues in poultry management and health in this workshop. More
Frozen bubble by Miariams-Fotos. Pixabay.com cc0
Dairy Outlook: February 2019 - Articles Articles

Dairy Outlook: February 2019

David L. Swartz, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., Claudia Schmidt, Ph.D., Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck

Pennsylvania All Milk Price remains plateaued around $18/cwt through the first quarter of 2019 with futures indicating moderate increases during the last two quarters. More
A Year in Review: Observations of Pennsylvania Poultry Health
A Year in Review: Observations of Pennsylvania Poultry Health - Workshops Workshops
$15.00
Learn about current issues in poultry management and health in this workshop. More
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Physiology of Parturition in Cattle
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Physiology of Parturition in Cattle - Videos Videos
This video describes important information regarding the physiology of parturition in dairy cattle needed to understand the “whys” of the calving management practices in maternity operations. More
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Recognizing and Monitoring Dystocia
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Recognizing and Monitoring Dystocia - Videos Videos
This video provides critical information regarding dystocia and monitoring timelines and cow signs that can be used to identify, and provide assistance, to difficult calvings in a timely manner. More
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Assisting Dystocia Births
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Assisting Dystocia Births - Videos Videos
This video shows proper techniques and skills needed to effectively manage difficult calvings in dairy farms. More
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Newborn Calf Care
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Newborn Calf Care - Videos Videos

Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Newborn Calf Care

Adrian A Barragan, DVM, MS, Ph.D.

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This video describes essential practices, such as proper colostrum administration, for managing newborn calves during the first hours of life in dairy operations. More
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Colostrum Management Practices
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Colostrum Management Practices - Videos Videos
This video discusses important practices needed for properly harvesting and managing colostrum in maternity operations. More
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Record Keeping Practices
Maternity Management Practices in Dairy Farms: Record Keeping Practices - Videos Videos
This video describes important parameters that should be recorded at maternity operations, and their uses for farm and personnel management. More
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock - Online Courses Online Courses
$99.00
Learn how to sustainably manage beef cattle, sheep and meat goats on pasture. Understand the variables concerning grazing systems, paddocks, fencing, and forage quality. More
Pulsed UV Light for Poultry Meat and Liquid Egg Processing and Sanitation
Pulsed UV Light for Poultry Meat and Liquid Egg Processing and Sanitation - Workshops Workshops
$15.00
Learn about current issues in poultry management and health in this workshop. More
Small-Scale Poultry Production and Processing Workshop
Small-Scale Poultry Production and Processing Workshop - Workshops Workshops
$15.00
Small-scale poultry producers and processors are invited to join us for this informative workshop. More
Stress Management
Stress Management - Webinars Webinars

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
Workforce Focus: "Don't Drift ... Manage!"
Workforce Focus: "Don't Drift ... Manage!" - 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. Workforce Focus: "Don't Drift ... Manage!" was recorded on September 24, 2018. More
The TMR Mineral Mismatch
The TMR Mineral Mismatch - Articles Articles

The TMR Mineral Mismatch

Virginia A. Ishler

Carbohydrates and protein are critical nutrients in precision feeding; however, some interesting observations on calcium and phosphorus agreement have materialized. More
Kelp for Supplemental Feeding of Dairy Cows on Pasture
Kelp for Supplemental Feeding of Dairy Cows on Pasture - Webinars Webinars
Free
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
Dairy Financial Analysis
Dairy Financial Analysis - 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. Dairy Financial Analysis was recorded on December 17, 2018. More
Is Your Cow Ready to Breed?
Is Your Cow Ready to Breed? - 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. Is Your Cow Ready to Breed? was recorded on October 15, 2018. More
Agronomic Pasture Management: Organic Systems
Agronomic Pasture Management: Organic 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: 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
Manure Management Project Book for Youth
Manure Management for Youth Projects - Articles Articles
Manure impacts water quality. In PA, everyone who produces manure needs a plan. That includes 4-H youth. More
Gilts in straw, E.Hines, Penn State
So You Want to Raise Hogs - Workshops Workshops

So You Want to Raise Hogs

Multiple Options Available

Free
Discover production basics for raising hogs for meat. More
SW PA Dairy Day 2018 - Dr. Nigel Cook
Southwest Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day - Conferences Conferences

Southwest Pennsylvania Regional Dairy Day

03/07/2019

Blairsville, PA

Free
This annual event is organized by agribusiness sponsors to provide useful educational content for those involved with dairy production in Southwest Pennsylvania. More
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