WSC vs. ESC: Which sugar analysis value should you use?

October 15, 2019
Kai Yuan Ph.D. QLF Senior Research & Technical Advisor     In feed samples, the value of sugar is usually analyzed as water-soluble carbohydrates […]

Starting Cattle- do all the free stuff

August 20, 2019
By Scott Roskens The way we get cattle started will have a lasting impact on their health and profitability for the whole feeding period. […]

Trace Mineral Nutrition for Starting Feedlot Cattle

August 16, 2019
By Howard Blalock, Ph.D. Trace minerals are essential nutrients that are required in very small amounts.  These minerals have very specific functions that can […]

Winter Feed Planning

August 16, 2019
By Jeff Pastoor, Beef Technical Consultant Last winter and spring we were reminded how important it is to be prepared with feed inventories. Cold […]

Immature Crops

August 16, 2019
By Mike Jarosz, Ph.D. With all the weather challenges this spring 2019 across the country, many crops were planted late, have stunted or delayed […]

The Importance of Water for the Cowherd

August 14, 2019
By Chelsey Saevre, MS As summer begins to wind down, cattlemen are faced with declining pasture conditions. While nutrient considerations for protein and energy […]

Tips for Adding Liquids to TMRs

July 17, 2019
Paul Dyk, Regional and Technical Service Manager The addition of liquids in TMRS has become commonplace on many dairies, unfortunately how they are added […]

5 Keys to Getting Feed Pushups Done Right

July 15, 2019
by Rachel Kenneke During the past summer, our interns visited over 80 dairy farms throughout the United States. The average number of reported pushups […]

Dealing with wild yeasts in dairy feeds

July 15, 2019
by Kai Yuan, Ph.D Senior Research and Technical Advisor Among the reasons that contribute to low milk and milk fat production, the quality of […]

Cope with physiological challenges during heat stress

July 15, 2019
By Kai Yuan Ph.D, Senior Research and Technical Advisor Heat stress costs US agriculture over 4 billion per year. Modern high producing cows begin […]
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