Monthly Archives: March 2016

Growing Clover in a Living Mulch, Part I

Nick Hill (University of Georgia) joined our 2016 Vermont Agronomy Plus series and shared his experience developing a ‘living mulch’ system for growing corn in Georgia.  Yes, there are many difference between their environment and ours, but the concept is … Continue reading

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Managing and Minimizing Environmental Mastitis

Environmental mastitis is a serious economic issue on U.S. dairies. In this video Dr. Pamela Ruegg (University of Wisconsin) shares practical and valuable insights into maintaining and promoting udder health.  

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Unlocking the Potential of Starch in Corn and High Moisture Corn Silage

Dr. Limin Kung, Jr. (University of Delaware) discusses the importance of starch digestibility in dairy rations.  There are many things that farmers can do to improve starch digestibility in their dairy ration, from corn hybrid selection to harvest and storage … Continue reading

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Are You a Hay Taker or Hay Maker?

High quality forages are an essential element of low-cost milk production in the Northeast.  In this video Dr. Daniel Undersander (University of Wisconsin) discusses strategies for maximizing forage quality and yield.  

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