Twin Row Corn Silage Research Plot Results
maturity hybrid that has a high tonnage per acre and a high dry matter digestibility rating. It also has ... a medium high population rating by Croplan. The Seed Consultant SC1082 with Maxim XL is a 112-day relative ... maturity hybrid with high ratings for grain quality and test weight. It also is ranked high for stress ...
Using Manure with Growing Crops
agronomic rate needed by the growing crop according to pre-sidedress nitrogen testing. This was typically ... application rate in half. Approximately 16 gallons of 28% nitrogen was added to a 3500 gallon manure tank to ... double the acreage the manure could cover and still provide the needed nitrogen rate. Plot yields using ...
Effect of AI Technique and Semen Handling on Dairy Cattle Fertility
conception rate. The time elapsed between the initiation of the thawing process and the final seminal ... to 10 minutes) did not affect conception rate. Cleanliness of the AI procedure: An appropriate and ... multiple 0.5-mL straws of semen and sequence of insemination on conception rate in dairy cattle. J. Dairy ...
Manure Spill Prevention
adequate rest, up-to-date manure management plans that guide application rates, weather monitoring, and ...
Effects of Overstocking on Cow Behavior, Welfare, and Productivity
1996; Dippel et al., 2005). Even at relatively low overstocking rates (25% overcrowding, or 1.25 cows ... cows. At low overstocking rates, the lying times of only low-ranking cows seem to be affected, while at ... higher overcrowding rates, the lying times of all cows are affected. Under conditions of one stall per ...
Managing for High Quality Stored Forage
or relative feed quality (RFQ) values decline about 4 points per day. Rates of decline are not as ... moisture as soon as possible. After mowing, plants continue to respire at a significantly high rate until ...
Planting Small Grains in Late Summer and Autumn for Supplemental Forage
in the spring, producing from 2 to 4 ton/acre of DM, depending on stage of harvest. Seeding Rates and ... Mixtures Plant high quality seed of a named variety to ensure high germination rate and avoid unpleasant ... small grains, the seeding rate of each component can be reduced to 70% of the full rate. When planting ...
Rumensin® Approved for Lactating Dairy Cows
to dry and lactating dairy cows, with the suggested initial feeding rate being 11g/ton (DM basis) and ... the continual feeding rate between 11 and 22 g/ton). The base product released by Elanco is Rumensin ...
Goodlatte-Scott vs. the Dairy Security Act: Shared Potential, Shared Concerns and Open Questions
For sufficiently high DSA participation rate and sufficiently low price-elasticity of demand for milk ... under DSA with low participation rates and high price-elasticity. Furthermore, the DMSP is not likely to ...
Managing Dairy Cow Heat Stress
experience a negative impact on fertility factors, such as estrus expression, conception rate, and embryo ... place. Cattle sweat at only 10% of the human rate, so any heat abatement program must include the use of ... rates and panting associated with heat stress. There may be a 30% increase in energy needs during ...