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Ventilation System Maintenance Is Critical to Keeping Cows Comfortable
ratings; the higher efficiency motors have more copper windings, increasing their cost. High efficiency ... rating for lifetime electrical use. When inspecting ventilation systems and placing new fans, it is ...
Forage Planting – How to Do It Well
seedbed before seeding to ensure good seed-soil contact and reduce the rate of drying in the seed zone. ...
Gearing Up for Spring Planting
seeding rate using the seed that will be planted and then don’t touch the drill settings. Watch this video ...
Dairy Cattle Welfare Webinar Series
Council (DCWC) is pleased to offer a webinar series. The webinars feature top-rated topics from previous ...
Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop
yield changed based on plating date and nitrogen rate. Similar to previous studies, applying 46 lb/acre ... recommended nitrogen rate for summer oat forage is to apply 50 lb/acre of nitrogen at planting. When planted ... planting date and nitrogen application (lb/acre). Not only does nitrogen rate affect yield but also the ...
Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance
motors have electric efficiency ratings, but the higher efficiency motors have more copper windings which ... also consider the fans efficiency rating. For tunnel ventilation fans, look for a minimum efficiency ... rating of 20 cfm/watt at 0.05-inches static pressure. Tunnel ventilation and exhaust fans are rated under ...
Recommended Adjustment when Pricing Forages
about the mean inclusion rate from the Michigan State work). However, at low inclusion rates, our method ...
Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms
(cwt.) x $4.71/cwt. (CARES act rate) plus 1 st quarter milk production x 1.014) x $1.47/cwt. (CCC rate ... ) The CARES rate of $4.71/cwt represents the price loss in Jan, Feb, and March. Part two of the equation ... applies a projected 1.4% production increase. The CCC rate represents anticipated price losses in April, ...
Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?
supplemented and simply reducing supplementation rates so that total (basal plus supplemental) minerals are ... diet. Cows store trace minerals in the liver so even if these rates are not quite adequate, short term ... simply reduce supplementation to those rates. If additional savings are needed, vitamin A could be ...
NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness
period, the average milk yield per cow in Ohio has increased about 5,600 lb, yet the rate of return has ... to the highest rate of return was only one year. During the 22-year time period, the average US milk ... Benchmark 1 Rate of Production Pounds of milk sold per worker >1,000,000 ECM 1 2 Cost Control Feed cost ...