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  • Ag Safety – Dairy Extension Resources
    UW Extension Agricultural Safety Health shares Employer Responsibilities When Hiring Youth Workers Read More Quick Release Knot Video At various times on a dairy operations animals will need to be restrained in order to apply medications injections or perform other necessary herd health practices In the video Quick Release Knot UW Extension Marathon County Dairy Agent Heather Schlesser demonstrates how to tie the animal with a quick release knot Quick release knots allow the Read More Safe Operation of Farm Tractor Videos Tractor operation and farm work can be very dangerous Safe Operation of Farm Tractors A Basic Overview for Farm Owners and Operators is an educational video series to help farm tractor operators learn the basics about safe tractor operation Funded by UW Center for Agriculture Safety each of the videos in the nine part series Read More September October Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter Now Available The September October Dariy Partner El Compañero Newsletter is now available online Topics include identifying sick cows calf care and safety The Dairy Partner El Compañero is a UW Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees Written in both English and Spanish the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows farm safety and personal health to individuals who Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and

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  • Animal Well-being – Dairy Extension Resources
    What the Cows are Telling us About their Transition Needs UW School of Veterinary Read More Monitor Cows for Heat Stress As the summer continues it is important to monitor cows for heat stress UW Extension Brown County Agriculture Educator Liz Binversie shares below steps an individual can take to alleviate heat stress keep cows more comfortable and more productive Recognizing signs of heat stress providing enough cool water and shade and changing the diet are very Read More FDA s Survey of Milk Finds Few Drug Residues The US Food and Drug Administration has announced results from its milk sampling survey involving the testing of nearly 2 000 dairy farms for drug residues in milk More than 99 percent of the samples are free of drug residue concern underscoring the safety of the US milk supply These findings provide evidence that the nation s milk Read More Animal Health Product Failure Due to Storage and Handling As you use animal health products keep in mind your ability to correctly use products determines its ability to perform Human error is often responsible for the perceived failure of an animal health product In the factsheet Animal Health Product Failure Due to Storage and Handling UW Extension Taylor County Agriculture Agent Sandy Stuttgen DVM outlines how Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities

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  • Announcements & Meetings – Dairy Extension Resources
    problem solution or a solution to your problem Read More Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30 x 20 Grants Now Available The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade Consumer Protection DATCP are seeking applications for the next round of Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30 x 20 producer grants The Grow Wisconsin Dairy Grant is a flexible grant available to producers to facilitate operational changes improve profitability and increase efficiency The Grow Wisconsin Grant strives to improve the Read More UW Extension Hosting Stockmanship and Beef Dairy Quality Assurance Program October 23 24 UW Extension and UW River Falls are teaming up to offer Cattle Stockmanship and Beef Dairy Quality Assurance certification programs on October 23 24 This program will take place at the UW River Falls Campus Lab Farm farm 1 located at 1475 S Wasson Lane River Falls WI The Friday October 23rd program will focus on Read More Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals UW Extension will be hosting a farm management update for agricultural professionals on Friday September 11 at Liberty Hall in Kimberly WI Presenters include UW Extension Jackson County Agriculture Agent Trisha Jackson on Human Resource Management on Wisconsin Farms Oscar Duarte DVM on Hispanic Farm Labor Management UW Extension Shawano County Agriculture Agent Jamie Patton on Precision Agriculture in Crop Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment

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  • Dairy Replacements – Dairy Extension Resources
    calf and heifer growers across the state However Read More Consider Grazing Replacements Maybe you ve thought about grazing on your dairy farm You may think your farm is too big or that grazing is just for organic farmers Anyone at any scale or with any type of operation can graze And the simplest and most cost effective way to add grazing into your farm management is to graze your Read More March April Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter The March April Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter is now available online Topics include calf sanitation and herd health records The Dairy Partner El Compañero is a UW Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees Written in both English and Spanish the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows farm safety and personal health to individuals who work on farms Past articles are available Read More Early Care of Heifers Yields Lifetime of Benefits In UW Extension Central Wisconsin Agriculture Specialization s April 2015 Newsletter UW Extension Wood County Dairy Livestock Agent Matt Lippert shares how early care of heifers yields lifetime of benefits There was a time when a minimum cost program was promoted for calves Moderate to low intakes of milk replacer encouraged calves to more aggressively take to Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming

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  • Facilities – Dairy Extension Resources
    Most farms have facilities or systems already in place Cattle may Read More Handle Transition Cows with Ease Prompt and proper care during the transition period can be considered the foundation on which a cows builds a profitable lactation and provide a healthy replacement In the May 25th issue of Hoard s Dairyman UW Extension Dairy Engineer David Kammel and Dr Gordon Jones describes facility designs to Handle Transition Cows with Ease This article is Read More Nine Considerations for Transition Cow Housing Research and field experience tell us that an important design principle is to provide more than adequate access to feed and resting space for transition cows Extra feed and resting space and wider traffic lanes all help provide optimal cow comfort and minimize the typical reduction in dry matter intake that occurs as cows go Read More Resting is Important for Cows It s well documented cows that are comfortable make more milk and stay in the herd longer Cows will display many signs regarding their stress and comfort levels Monitoring these signs and making adjustments when needed is important to achieving maximum production In the May 2015 Wisconsin Agriculturist article Resting is Important for Cows UW Extension Green County Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities

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  • Farm Succession – Dairy Extension Resources
    available some farm raised young adults opt for other careers leaving farmers in a quandary about what to do with their farm from the land that they own to the Read More Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and Americans with Disabilities ADA requirements Connect with Us WHAT INTERESTS YOU Ag Safety Animal Well being Announcements Meetings Dairy Replacements Facilities Farm Succession Feed Nutrition Financial Management Genetics Manure Management Milk Quality Reproduction Who We Are Workers Training PARTNERS UW Extension Agriculture Natural Resources UW Madison Department of Dairy Science UW School of Veterinary Medicine The Dairyland Initiative DATCP Dairy 30 x 20 Initiative University of Wisconsin Extension Cooperative Extension Home We teach learn lead and serve connecting people with

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  • Feed & Nutrition – Dairy Extension Resources
    well as many other factors such as fat levels in the diet The Read More Sizing Bunkers Silos for Feed Removal Decisions made when harvesting feed such as the type and size of structure can set us up for success or failure much later in the year when the feed is fed In this article UW Extension Wood County Agriculture Agent Matt Lippert shares reasons for the importance of proper sizing of feed storage for the herd Read More Milk Urea Nitrogen Milk Urea Nitrogen MUN often is routinely included in the lab report received from you milk plant Sometimes high MUN levels have been implicated with lower fertility Research trials on this have been inconclusive Elrod and Butler 1993 Elrod et al 1993 Ferguson et al 1993 Butler et al 1996 Carroll et al 1988 Grazing Read More Pricing Wet Corn UW Extension Has an App for That It s that time of the year when WI dairy and beef producers and WI corn growers explore their options of buying or selling high moisture shell corn HMSC To help farmers better evaluate their options the University of Wisconsin Extension released a Smartphone app this fall to provide a simple way to help estimate the market Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and

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  • Financial Management – Dairy Extension Resources
    from October On the CME 40 pound cheddar blocks averaged 1 6674 Read More October 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook Professor Bob Cropp s October 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook full report is now available for download at UW Understanding Dairy Markets Also for a video podcast including Dr Bob Cropp and Dr Mark Stephenson discussing the October 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook please visit Program on Dairy Markets Policy The following is an excerpt from Dr Cropp s Cheese prices could drop Read More September 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook Professor Bob Cropp s September 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook full report is now available for download at UW Understanding Dairy Markets Also for a video podcast including Dr Bob Cropp and Dr Mark Stephenson discussing the September 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook please visit Program on Dairy Markets Policy The following is a summary of that report September has been a Read More August 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook Professor Bob Cropp s August 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook full report is now available for download at UW Understanding Dairy Markets Also for a video podcast including Dr Bob Cropp and Dr Mark Stephenson discussing the August 2015 Dairy Situation Outlook please visit Program on Dairy Markets Policy The following is a portion of that report Milk prices will hold Read More Post navigation Older Entries Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest YouTube Podcasts Subscribe to this Website Leave Blank Don t Change Your email COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension is a program area in Cooperative Extension University of Wisconsin Extension Other programs in Cooperative Extension include Community Natural Resources and Economic Development Family Living 4 H Youth Development Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and Leadership Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Extension An EEO AA employer University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities

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