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Starter Fertilizer 101

March 11, 2021
by Shannon Schumacher, Regional Sales Agronomist (IL) Walking into the coffee shop, I’m sure there’s a chance you can hear 2 growers debating over […]

Late Gestation: Preparation for Calving

February 15, 2021
by Chelsey Saavre, Beef Field Technical Services  The nutritional status of the cowherd prior to calving plays an important role in offspring growth performance and […]

QLF Energy Balancer – More than Just an Energy Source

February 15, 2021
by Howard Blalock, Ph.D., VP of Technical Services A trial conducted at the University of Illinois utilizing QLF’s Energy Balancer product, resulted in an […]

Can Cow Nutrition Influence Calf Birth Weight/Size?

February 15, 2021
by Caleb Weiss, Ph.D. Cow/Calf Product Manager Calving difficulty increases the risk for neonatal death, cow mortality, labor, and veterinary costs and can represent […]

Adjusting Cattle Rations for Increased Protein Feed Costs

February 15, 2021
by Jeff Pastoor, Beef Technical Consultant Soybean meal is no longer a common ingredient in cattle rations, but the market value of soybean meal […]

A Snapshot of the Dairy Industry in Idaho

January 21, 2021
By Maeghan Steelreath, Field Technical Support The dairy industry in Idaho is a major economical driver for the state. In fact, Idaho is ranked […]

Enhancing Dry Cow Ration With QLF DCAD Jumpstart- Iowa Farm Trial

January 21, 2021
Summary A 1200 head dairy herd was started on QLF JumpStart DCAD that had been on a different DCAD product.  The ration was balanced […]

Rumen Efficiency Key Emphasis in Improving Transition Cow Performance – SD Field Study

January 15, 2021
by Jonathan H. Ydstie, QLF Dairy Technical Services Manager Today we hear frequently the phrase”Feed the rumen to feed the cow.”  Sometimes, something as […]

Key nutritional factors to success with robotic milking systems

January 15, 2021
by Kai Yuan, PhD. QLF Senior Technical Advisor & Senior Scientist Robotic milking systems are gaining popularity among dairy producers. There are several key […]

Nitrogen Management Starts with Recycling Your Residue

December 22, 2020
by Tim Chitwood, VP of QLF Agronomy If you missed your window this fall and another opportunity to aid in digestion, breaking down, and […]
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